Gemina got her start in the outdoors early on, with the better part of the first three years of her life spent in a backpack or a tent exploring the American Southwest and northern Mexico with her parents. She is a Seattle-based photographer, writer and National Geographic Explorer with a degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from Colgate University and an MS in Conservation Medicine from Tufts University. Gemina is an avid outdoor adventurer and environmental stewardship advocate. You will likely find her out on the trail and chasing the light with camera in tow, a silly grin on her face. REI member since 2012.
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