Author Bio

Erica Zazo

Erica Zazo

Erica Zazo is a Chicago-based freelance outdoor writer. She’s a big fan of urban nature, exploring lesser-known trails and towns and drinking post-adventure craft beers. The Midwest is her favorite stomping ground. REI member since 2017.

Stories by Erica Zazo...
A pair of birds sitting on a rock

The Perfect Kit for Birding

The beauty of birding is its ability to wow you both in the backcountry and your very own backyard. Whether you spot a rare species, watch a migratory flock or ...