Hilary Lake Powell portrait by Forest

Hilary Oliver writes and edits stories about what she loves, which usually involves biking, climbing, books or food. She’s a contributing editor at Adventure Journal, and her work has appeared in Sidetracked, National Geographic Adventure, The Dirtbag Diaries, Women’s Adventure, TheClymb, Freehub Magazine, Elevation Outdoors, Utah Adventure Journal, VegNews Magazine, Delicious Living Magazine and Natural Solutions Magazine. She’s worked as health and beauty editor for The Natural Foods Merchandiser and a copy editor for the Antarctic Sun.

She also blogs for a variety of outdoor companies, like REI, Therm-a-Rest and Raleigh Bikes, and co-manages the Verticulture blog for Outdoor Research.

Photo by Forest Woodward.