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Access Fund

A national advocacy organization protecting America’s climbing.


Aer Parris

Writer and adventurer Aer Parris escaped the hustle during a cross-country cycling trip and never looked back. 

Author & Dream Team Member

Alicia Erskine

Alicia Erskine is a Canine Adventurist hiking on Vancouver Island trails with a pack of dogs. 


Aly Nicklas

Aly is an adventure photographer and filmmaker based out of Boulder, CO.


Becca Skinner

Becca Skinner is a photographer and writer based in Bozeman, MT and Happy, her truck.


Bethany Hughes

Bethany Hughes, of Her Odyssey, is 14,000 miles in to thru-hiking the Americas 

Briana Halliwell

Briana is a freelance writer and activist who currently lives where the mountains meet the sea in Mid-Coast, Maine on Wabanaki lands. Raised by a pair of Biologists and self-proclaimed writers, Bri has a knack for spinning tales about her outdoor adventures, which have recently ranged from scaling limestone cliffs in the “little corrals” of El Potrero Chico, Mexico, to scouting out the best natural hot springs in Taiwan.

Drew Parrish

Drew was working on the Warranty and Repair team at Therm-a-Rest for a couple of years before anybody realized he knew how to write. Now he’s the Copywriter.

Author & Dream Team Member

Eric Larsen

Polar adventurer, expedition guide and dog musher Eric Larsen has completed more polar expeditions than any other American in history.


Fresh Off The Grid

Fresh Off the Grid is a camp cooking blog featuring recipes specifically designed for cooking in the outdoors, written from the road.


Freya Frenwood

Freya Fennwood is an adventure lifestyle photographer based in Bellingham WA and the great outdoors.


Greg Hatten

Greg Hatten is a freelance writer, public speaker, river runner, woodenboat builder, outfitter and fly fishing guide in the state of Oregon.


Hillary Oliver

“I’d rather be mountain biking.” Hilary Oliver, creator of the blog, is a freelance writer and editor.

James Barkman

Contrary to popular belief my last name has nothing to do with canines. Currently climbing and riding from Alaska to Argentina.


Jason Thienel

When Jason Thienel isn’t managing the best outdoor retail staff in Nashville, he’s enduring long distance trail runs, cragging hard on southern sandstone, or sleeping under the stars.

Author & Dream Team Member

Jenny Abegg

Jenny’s idea of a perfect day starts and ends wearing a headlamp and endless high fives with a favorite partner.

Jill Sanford

Jill is a Tahoe based outdoor and travel journalist with roots in the Sierra Nevadas.


Jim Meyers

Jim Meyers, former Senior Copywriter at Therm-a-Rest, is a recovering camp counselor, ski bum and climbing addict


Justin La Vigne

Justin La Vigne is an adventurer who lives a life less ordinary with his wife, Patrice.

Katherine Stelfox

Katherine Stelfox, while from the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, is rarely found in one place for long and goes by her trail name Croc just as often as her legal name. Katherine plans to be a Triple Crowner by Fall 2020, which will put an end to an 8,000 mile hiking journey and free up more time to be an amaeuture photographer and writer.

Author & Dream Team Member

Kathy Holcombe

Two years ago, Kathy and her family took a radical leap when they traded in their beautiful Boulder, CO home for the freedom of the open road in a Winnebago RV.


Keith Erps

Therm-a-Rest copywriter Keith Erps was born in the south with dreams of the west. He spends most days drinking cheap coffee and complaining about wet rock.


Kyle Miller

Kyle Miller is a professional Splitboarder based originally in the PNW.


Kyle Thrackray

Whether it’s riding his mountain bike, backcountry skiing, surfing, or drinking good beer, Kyle spends most of his free time enjoying life outside in the Pacific Northwest.


Leigh & Spring McClurg

Leigh & Spring McClurg are storytellers, outdoorsy nuts, photographers, happy campers, wanderers and sometimes adrenaline seekers.

Four Wheeled Nomad

Lisa Morris

I’m Lisa Morris, British born and a wilderness-seeker, and one half of Four Wheeled Nomad along with Jason Spafford; remote exploration is our driving force.

Halfway Anywhere


Tyler Fox, better known as Mac, runs the hiking and adventure travel blog Halfway Anywhere. Since his first long-distance hike on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013, he has hiked the Continental Divide Trail, traversed the Japanese Alps, and spent months exploring the mountains of Nepal, Tasmania, and New Zealand.

Meg Atteberry

Meg Atteberry specializes in outdoor adventure. As a climber and mountaineer, she lives for a sweet slice of rock. When the weather in her home in the Colorado Rockies gets colder, she sets out on trips to explore the neighboring desert.


Mercedes Pollmeier

Mercedes Pollmeier (MS, CSCS) is a movement and nutrition coach, teaching outdoor athletes to master their movement.


Mike Libecki

“Why ration passion? The time is now!”  An explorer, climber and passionate father.


Patrice La Vigne

Patrice La Vigne is a writer and adventurer who lives a life less ordinary with her husband, Justin.


Rachel Davidson

Rachel Davidson is an alpine climber, trail runner, and writer from the Pacific Northwest.

Sammy Spence

Sammy Spence is a writer, adventure photographer, and Wilderness Therapy Guide. You can find her beneath the pines, sipping star drenched skies.

Sarina Clark

Sarina is an adventure writer and photographer, spending every night she can outside. She is originally from the flatlands of Minnesota, now a transplant to Seattle. Sarina is an advocate for public lands, Leave No Trace, and taking care of our wild places. Sarina hopes to inspire others to connect with their public lands and enjoy the transformative experience it can bring. Sarina explores the world through human-powered adventure whether it be backpacking, mountaineering, climbing or relaxing at an alpine lake with her golden retriever.

Trevor Husted

Trevor Husted is a writer, guide, and adventurer based in Tahoe.


Trevor Thomas

Trevor Thomas is the world’s only blind professional long distance hiker.

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