Author Bio

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Ashley Brown

Ashley Brown is a writer and backpacker who fell deeply in love with the Pacific Northwest at age 12. Her favorite book growing up was My Side of the Mountain. In 2015 she completed a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Her feet twitch when she sleeps. REI Member since 2014.

Stories by Ashley Brown...

DIY: Dog Bed

Dogs like to get cozy as much as their human companions (some even more so). This DIY uses an old foam pad and sleeping bag to make a lightweight dog bed so you... Read More...

DIY: Hangboard

There’s nothing like a hangboard to take your climbing to the next level. Finger strength is critical for tackling difficult crimps, edges and jugs. A DIY hangb... Read More...