Author Bio

Kelly Bastone

Though Kelly Bastone didn’t grow up in Steamboat Springs, Colorado (she’s a product of Pennsylvania’s Steel City), the ski town hooked her with its easy access to trout fishing, miles of buttery mountain bike trails and piles of powder snow. When she’s not chasing stoke or meeting deadlines, she’s introducing her young daughter, Simone, to the outdoor lifestyle—and savoring the very rare days when she gets to sleep late. REI member since 2020.

Stories by Kelly Bastone...
The Texas Underground

The Texas Underground

How to build a mountain biking oasis in flyover country Driving toward Palo Duro Canyon State Park, you may feel like the butt of a cruel joke. Nothing on th...