Rachel Nahirny - Aspen Country Day School

Rachel Nahirny
Fourth Grade Learning Guide


Rachel moved to Aspen in 2023 to work at Aspen Country Day and ski (a lot). Originally from Brookline, Mass., she has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Geology from Middlebury College. She previously worked at the High Mountain Institute in Leadville.

A personal accomplishment you’re proud of?

I spent 10 nights winter camping with high schoolers last winter. We lived in quigloos we built ourselves and skied all of our gear in on telemark skis

Your favorite place in the world?

Cape Cod Bay, specifically Point of Rocks beach in Brewster. It has the best sunsets on the planet.

Bucket-list travel destination?

New Zealand — so many cool rocks!

Hidden talent or special skill?

I have never lost a hula hoop competition.

What trend do you hope makes a comeback?

Disco! I was made for an era of perms, neon, gogo boots, and glitter!