Diana Lynn grew up in rural central Wisconsin with a deep appreciation for nature and love for the diversity of seasons in the Mid-west climate. In 2000, she began section hiking the Appalachian Trail spending several weeks on the trail each year. She became a Sierra Club Outings leader in 2007. Since that time, her hiking adventures have taken her to 15 states with many of them Sierra Club Outings. Diana works for Idexx Laboratories an international company and leader in diagnostic services for the veterinary industry.