Author Bio

Aer Parris

Aer Parris

Hailing from the city that never sleeps, writer and adventurer Aer Parris escaped the hustle during a cross-country cycling trip and never looked back. Aer is a staff writer for REI. Happiest while on endurance trips, Aer is making plans for a thru hike of the Continental Divide Trail. REI member since 2012.

Stories by Aer Parris...
An empty, stark airplane.

How to Prepare for a Long Flight

I had long dreamed of visiting Jordan—of smearing black mud on my face and bobbing 1,410 feet below sea level in the Dead Sea, riding through sun-worn sandstone...