Published Writing

Highlights and Features

Ski communities are getting ‘crunched on all sides’   Adventure Journal /   High Country News The pandemic has heightened cost-of-living issues in resort towns. Either the coronavirus or the shut-down will kill the ski bum. *Supported by the Economic Hardship Reporting Fellowship.

A Dose of the Outdoors REI Co-op Journal New research shows park prescriptions—a physician’s recommendation to spend time outdoors—can help reduce stress among low-income patients. These findings are among the latest in a growing body of work examining nature’s impact on our physical and mental health. *Best Magazine Feature, Outdoor Writers Association of California

What Happens After Countries Finally Start Sending Women to the Olympics Vice Sports Has growing female participation in the Olympics from countries like Saudi Arabia and Brunei had a meaningful impact at home, or it is just a gesture for a global audience?

VANISHED: The mysterious disappearance of a climber in the Sierra Nevada Climbing Magazine A Pennsylvania high school math teacher was traveling in Mammoth Lakes, California on a summer climbing trip when he vanished without a trace. Seven years later and his body still has not been found.

There’s No Running in Forest Bathing REI Co-op Journal A personal narrative about running, and not running, while forest bathing in Japan. *Best Online Article, Outdoor Writers Association of California


Ski communities are getting ‘crunched on all sides’ Adventure Journal / High Country News

Avalanche ignites controversy about backcountry skiing during the pandemic Mono County Weekly

The ‘Bear Whisperer’ resigns because of contract disagreement  Mono County Weekly

Why the Coronavirus May Hit Ski Towns Particularly Hard Adventure Journal

Coronavirus Claims California Fishing Season Opener Adventure Journal

A Dose of the Outdoors REI Co-op Journal

VANISHED: The Mysterious Disappearance of a Climber in the Sierra Nevada Climbing

How a Pedal Strike Can Start a Wildfire Bicycling

Hiking the Headwaters: Finding Flow in the San Joaquin River High Country


‘Limits of the Known’ Explores a Life of Adventure Outside Magazine

In ‘Nerve’ Eva Holland Boldly Investigates Fear Sierra Magazine

The Art of Adventure Writing REI Co-op Journal


What Happens After Countries Finally Start Sending Women to the Olympics VICE Sports

Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail for Women VICE Sports

A New Contender for “Dirtiest Race in History” VICE Sports

Why the Mile is Dead (and Worth Saving) Outside

The Business of Insoles: Support System or Rip-Off? Outside

The Road to Glory Runner’s World

Camille Herron Becomes First American to Win Comrades Marathon in 20 Years Runner’s World

Celebrating the Trail Running Ancients Trail Runner

Virtual Races Keep Runners Going REI Co-op Journal

Tim Tollefson Will Run for Donuts REI Co-op Journal


There’s No Running in Forest Bathing REI Co-op Journal

Powderhounds in the Night Backcountry

Watching for Fish in Red’s Meadow Alaska Airlines Magazine


Cody Tuttle has died in a paragliding accident Outside Online

Dave Turner: Fly Like an Eagle Hang Gliding and Paragliding

The Life of an Eastern Sierra Avalanche Forecaster REI Co-op Journal 

Olympian Alexi Pappas on Running and Writing Her Greek Heritage Marriot Traveler

Mountain Man: A shift from roads to trails elevated Tim Tollefson’s career Runner’s World

How One Trail Runner Helps the NPS Study Wildlife REI Co-op Journal

Brenda Martinez turns Rejection into a Chance to Give Back Competitor

From Gold Medal Favorite to Sochi Underdog Women’s Adventure


Six of the Best US National Trails The Guardian

Japan Hiking Guide REI Co-op Journal

How to Travel and Explore Tuscany REI Co-op Journal

Machu Picchu Hike: Everything You Need to Know REI Co-op Journal

Active in the Eastern Sierra Alaska Airlines Magazine

Why you should explore Breckenridge, Colorado in the off-season Matador

7-day travel guide to Thunder Bay, Ontario Matador

Kayaking the World’s Biggest Lake Matador

Hiking Guide to Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Ontario Matador

Food and Drink

Bikes and Brews: Mammoth Lakes, California REI Co-op Journal

Pairing Wine with the Great Outdoors Sun Valley Magazine

Haute Wine: Salvatore Ferragamo’s Il Borro winery Bespoke Magazine

South America’s Virtuoso: The Wine’s of Chile Montage Magazine

A Mere Mortal Cannot Kill a Goddess: Restaurant Skadi Closes After 17 Years  The Sheet News

Copy Writing

Fat Tire – New Belgium Brewing

Footloose Sports, Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes Trail System

Visit Mammoth – Mammoth Lakes Tourism

Northern Ontario Tourism

Explore Canada Like a Local

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