Jessica Bernhard is a freelance writer, editor and content strategist focusing on women and the outdoors. She writes regularly for UltraSignup, The Ness Well, Avocado and others. When she’s not writing, she’s either running around her Seattle neighborhood or chasing after her toddler. Jessica is a former editor for Expert Advice and Uncommon Path, and she’s been an REI member since 2009.
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