Author Bio

Lornet Turnbull

Lornet Turnbull was a Seattle-based freelance writer who frequently wrote about the Pacific Northwest for The Washington Post. She was also an associate editor for YES! Magazine. She grew up exploring the beaches in the British Virgin Islands and rediscovered that passion for the outdoors in the mountains across the Pacific Northwest. REI Co-op Member since 2010. Editors’ note: Lornet died of cancer on January 11, 2023, her 59th birthday. 
Stories by Lornet Turnbull...
Hiking Through Illness

Hiking Through Illness

Editor's Note: We pay tribute to Lornet Turnbull, an award-winning journalist who was passionate about the outdoors and shared that love of nature with our read...