Hi, my name is Scott Berry and I am the founder and owner of Original Path and here is my own Original Path.
I found myself in the natural world early in my life and this is when I found a love for it and everything associated with it. As a small child around the age of 5, I was allowed to explore a small wooded area near my home. I discovered that plants have blood inside them, like us. I discovered that some sheltered others until the younger and weaker ones had built the strength they needed to shelter others. Perhaps I didn't realize it at the time but I had discovered the source of all knowledge and wisdom. It was the spark that turned out to be the beginning of a long and rewarding career in nature and the primary source of my inspiration.
I bring over 25 years of coaching/counseling, leadership, and guiding experience to the table. I am a certified Coach (CC), Nature and Forest Therapy Guide (ANFT), Wilderness Guide (IGA), and certified in Advanced Wilderness First Aid. As a young adult, I helped co-found one of the early heli-hiking businesses in Canada (Alberta Alpine Adventures). I have been honored and fortunate to have had the opportunity to guide several hundred people on various adventures in locations all over Canada.
I have had a parallel career in the business world. For over 25 years, I have built and led several organizations (up to $2M budgets and over a hundred employees) and several governance roles of public and private organizations. During this time, I coached and mentored hundreds of individuals and companies to achieve higher levels in their lives, careers, and goals.
This combination of broad experience in leadership, coaching, and guiding along with dozens of years of hands-on experience as an entrepreneur and business executive, provides my clients with a unique and complementary set of skills that deliver authentic and inspirational outcomes and experiences.