I’m on the Feminist Killjoys podcast talking about intersectionality and long distance hiking

We also talk about my upcoming Brooks Range traverse, ultralight backpacking as a tool for accessibility, self publishing, and so much more! This podcast is GREAT, and being interviewed by Melody and Raechel was AMAZING. Get the episode wherever you listen to podcasts, or click here for the soundcloud. Intersectional Long Distance Hiking With Carrot … Continue reading I’m on the Feminist Killjoys podcast talking about intersectionality and long distance hiking

Intersectionality and Long Distance Hiking/The wilderness is not an apolitical space

I've heard many, many long distance hikers say that they consider the trail an apolitical space- that they go hiking to escape the news and any discussion of what's happening in the larger world. Everyone deserves to be able to just get away from the larger world for a while, but the issue here is … Continue reading Intersectionality and Long Distance Hiking/The wilderness is not an apolitical space

Fundraiser for Scott Warren, who is facing felony charges for humanitarian aid along the US/Mexico border

On January 17, No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren was arrested and charged with felony harboring for providing humanitarian aid along the US/Mexico border. His arrest happened hours after No More Deaths released a report on Border Patrol's interference with humanitarian aid. (You can read the report here- http://www.thedisappearedreport.org.) I wrote about Scott's arrest for the … Continue reading Fundraiser for Scott Warren, who is facing felony charges for humanitarian aid along the US/Mexico border

My experience being bullied by Clint “Lint Hikes” Bunting in the Long Distance Hiking Community

Plus statements from three other people who have either experienced or witnessed his abuse. And an update at the end re: his apology, and the apologist/enabling actions of a few other people in the hiking community. Trigger warning: descriptions of multiple kinds of abuse. Clint “Lint Hikes” Bunting (currently "Curtis Banting" on facebook) is a … Continue reading My experience being bullied by Clint “Lint Hikes” Bunting in the Long Distance Hiking Community