Abigail is a senior editor at REI. She also works as a reported features contributor at Romper (Bustle's baby), freelances for publications like Condé Nast Traveler, and is the founder of Sticks & Stones, a newsletter about the outdoors for women, by women. Abigail co-founded Adventures in Wikipedia, a series of editathons, in an effort to get more women of the outdoor industry onto Wikipedia, where female editors and entries are vastly underrepresented. She often speaks at events like SXSW, the CORE conference, and the New York Travel Festival.
Previously, Abigail was the engagement editor at Outside magazine, an associate editor at Real Simple, and a part of the Healthy Living team at The Huffington Post, where she started the Go Rogue series. Publications such as Travel + Leisure, Reader's Digest, Time, and PopSci have also featured her work. She once wrote a biography about a farmer-turned-CEO and hopes to write more books in the future. Abigail holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.In her free time, Abigail loves to rock climb, hike, run, practice yoga, brew beer and kombucha, and travel. She's the mother of two adventure dogs, who come with her just about everywhere. For Abigail, the perfect weekend is made up of mountains, plenty of beer, and a good book.