Author Bio

Olivia Dwyer

Olivia Dwyer is a freelance writer based in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. She’s formerly an editor at Mountain magazine and once co-piloted a 1982 Volkswagen Vanagon from Colorado to Panama. REI member since 2012.

Stories by Olivia Dwyer...
Children gather around as teacher conducts lesson in a forest

School’s Out

A version of this story appeared in the fall 2019 issue of Uncommon Path.  On a rainy January day in Seattle, you’ll find most preschoolers tucked away in a ...
Racers at the Broken Arrow Sky Race climb up the slopes of Squaw Valley.

What in the World is Skyrunning?

On July 4, 1993, dawn arrived early on Monte Rosa’s 15,203-foot summit in Italy. More than 10,000 feet below, in the village of Alagna Valsesia, a ski guide nam...