Kristian Jackson


  • B.S., Writing and Editing. North Carolina State University. 1994
  • MEd. in Recreation and Leisure Studies. The University of Georgia. 2001

Professional Organizations, Certifications, and Awards

  • CPR
  • International Mountain Bike Association: Trail Building School
  • North Carolina Medical Care Commission: Credential of Training for the use of Epinepherine
  • Trail Dynamics: Trail designer and builder: Rocky Knob Mountain Bike Park
  • United States Forest Service Certified Sawyer Level B
  • Volunteer Coordinator for the Boone Area Cyclists
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Explore Boone: Michelle Ligon Community Service Award 2023
  • Lake Raleigh Woods Trail planner


Selected Publications

  • Jackson, K., Deluzio D. (2024) The Right Path - Freehub Magazine 
  • Rabinowitz, E., Jackson, K., Towner, B. (2024) An Investigation of Soil Depth Impacts of Electric Bikes and Non-electric Mountain Bikes - Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership
  • Rabinowitz, E., Towner, B., Jackson, K. (2024) Trail Impact of Electric Bikes Versus Traditional Mountain Bikes on Sloppy and Good Braking -Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership
  • Jackson, K. (2022) The Pisgah Paradox - Patagonia Stories
  • Jackson, K. (2021) Water Always Wins - Patagonia Stories
Title: Senior Lecturer
Department: RMPE

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6326

Office address
HCC 41