Marmot PRO Christina “Nina” Schlesener (31) has lived her life in the vertical arena ever since she was born. Even before she started climbing she dreamt of living in and with the mountains. Nina grew up in the Bavarian Alps, with the famous Watzmann in her backyard. One thing always was clear to her: She simply had to be a mountain guide! In 2010, she began her guide’s training which she successfully finished in 2012 as a fully qualified mountain guide – the youngest female in Germany by far. With it realized a childhood dream. Read the whole story at www.marmot.de/wgyl.