Callie Morgigno

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Callie Morgigno is an American nature guide, based in Alaska, known for her adventurous travels.[1]

Morgigno was interviewed by CBC News, for a documentary about Caitlin Coleman and Joshua Boyle, a couple she met shortly before they were kidnapped by the Taliban, in Afghanistan.[2] Morgigno last saw the pair in September 2012. She left Tajikistan for Afghanistan, expecting Boyle and Coleman to follow in a few days.

In 2017 Morgigno traveled overland from Russia's Arctic Ocean coast, at the Ural mountains, to the Black Sea, and Russia's border with Turkey.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Tim Ecott (2017-02-03). "'I'm walking, skiing and canoeing from the Russian Arctic all the way to Istanbul'". The Guardian. "We met in Mongolia. She’s a glacier guide in Alaska and a very experienced mountaineer – an advantage when we face temperatures as low as -40C." 
  2. Anna Maria Tremonti (2018-03-01). "The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti". CBC Radio. Archived from the original on 2018-03-02. "Yes and we actually tracked down one of the last people to see Josh and Caitlin before they disappeared and interviewed her in our documentary. Her name is Callie Morgigno and she was one such traveller an American backpacker who met Josh and Caitlin in Tajikistan."