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Liz Dengler

Liz Dengler is a map nerd, writer and adventure-seeker who spends her working hours as a trail content editor for REI’s Adventure Projects where she seeks to improve outdoor experiences for others. As a longtime collector of hobbies, Liz is always finding ways to fill the hours. Though current passions take her into the skies on a paraglider, her enduring love of mountain biking and hiking always bring her back to earth. In the few hours between work, adventures and sleep, Liz is a science writer, studies the weather and eats more chocolate-chip cookies than any one person should. REI member since 2013.

Stories by Liz Dengler...
Wildfloweres bloom on the hills over the turquoise Grinnell Lake

Best Hikes in Montana

Montana’s web of rivers, lakes, mountains and meadows means you could throw a dart at the state map and end up with a bucket-list adventure. And with more than ... Read More...
The sun sets behind rocky spires with two lakes in the foreground.

Best Hikes in Italy

Hiking in Italy is a breath of fresh air. Literally. From the crisp, high alpine winds to the warm Tuscan coastal breezes, a trip to the boot can leave you refr... Read More...