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...

Camping Cinnamon Rolls

I first came across backcountry cinnamon rolls on a backpacking trip with a pack of middle school girls. The girls swore the ooey gooey balls of goodness were t... Read More...
Golden Gate Bridge. Photo: Peter Rintels.

Rewilding Our Cities

"What if we reimagined how people connect to the outdoors in cities, and how the outdoors connects to cities?" challenges Kristen Ragain, philanthropy and commu... Read More...