Author Bio

Jenni Gritters

Jenni Gritters

Jenni Gritters is a nomadic freelance journalist. You can find her bylines in the New York Times, the Guardian, Wirecutter, Outside magazine, 538, mindbodygreen and more. When Jenni isn’t working with words, she’s likely hiking, camping and snowshoeing with her husband, son and puppy. She’s been an REI member since 2017.
Stories by Jenni Gritters...
sky and trees with fall colors

How to Meditate Outdoors

Imagine that you’re hiking your favorite trail. What color is the sky above you? How does the dirt feel beneath your boots? What do you smell? What do you hear?...
How to Take Climate Action

How to Take Climate Action

We all have a role to play in reducing our impact on the environment, but taking action against climate change can feel overwhelming. After all, it’s such a hug...
What Is Eco-Anxiety?

What Is Eco-Anxiety?

Editor’s Note: If you think you’re experiencing severe symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder or any of the mental health condition...