Author Bio

Joy Martin

Joy Martin

Basecamped in Durango, Colorado, Joy Martin survives as a freelance writer and REI guide. When not leading trips in the National Parks of the Southwest US, Joy’s collecting stories from the world’s wild places. She’s partial to road trips, mountain bikes and alpenglow. Find more about Joy on her blog. REI member since 1999.

Stories by Joy Martin...

What Patagonia is Not

If you set regular hair appointments, there are calmer places than Patagonia to put on your bucket list. Then again, if you hold strong hope that there is still...

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