Author Bio

Courtney Holden

Courtney Holden

Courtney moved to Boulder, Colorado, to pursue her dream of hiking, biking, skiing and writing about it. So far, things are working out. In the past four years, she’s transitioned from 100-mile days on her road bike to backpacking with a stuffed rabbit, Tonka truck and toddler in tow. Her husband comes too. She confesses to preferring Diet Coke to craft beer. REI member since 2011.

Stories by Courtney Holden...
A woman secures a colorful hat to her head before taking off on a trail run

Good Gear: Janji

Quick, name the world’s most precious resource. Oil? Nope. Gold? Not even close. “It’s water,” says 32-year-old Dave Spandorfer, co-founder of running apparel b...
road trip essentials

The Perfect Kit: On the Road

If the journey truly matters more than the destination, better make it comfortable. Our favorite products for road-tripping will maximize seatbelt time, keeping...