Kat Carney is an outdoor photographer who can often be found hanging on a rope, diving under waves or on a mountaintop with her camera. Her work has appeared in Outside, Backpacker, Matador Network, Adventure Journal and more. She previously worked as a photojournalist documenting life in the small Midwestern town of Chanute, Kan. When she is not traveling for work, she teaches photography workshops that can be found on her website. REI member since 2009.