Ever heard of Pattie Gonia? No, not the famous outdoor gear manufacturer. Rather, we’re talking about the insta-famous drag queen alter-ego of photographer Wyn Wiley, who goes by Pattie Gonia. An ally for the LGBTQ community in the outdoors, Pattie spends her time in wild places wearing high heels and dresses, raising awareness for a community that has been largely ignored in the outdoor world. In a recent post, none other than Alex Honnold joined Pattie to show off some dance moves.
This week in Women in the Mountains, we sat down with Cassie Abel and Katy Hover-Smoot of Wild Rye. In 2016 the duo launched their very own women's outdoor apparel brand with hopes of creating more options for women. Bree Burnett photo. On a week-long hut trip in the Selkirk range of British Columbia, Katy Hover-Smoot begrudgingly threw on her ill-fitted and unflattering baselayer. She didn’t really have a choice to wear anything else, because in 2013 there weren’t many options for
One of the reasons outdoor media lacks diversity is that there are so few BIPOC folks behind the lens. But pursuing a career in photography/videography takes a hefty level of investment, which often poses a barrier of entry for many folks—especially BIPOC individuals. Peak Design wants to help eliminate any obstacles holding back marginalized communities from pursuing a career in outdoor media. Together with the help of Sony Alpha, Borrow Lenses, and professional outdoor photographer L.
This week in Women in the Mountains, we sat down with Editor in Chief Sierra Domaille and Art Director Juhee Kim of HiHeyHello magazine. Their new adventure magazine seeks to shake up women's media by highlighting the outdoors, sport, and creativity in one beautifully designed print magazine. HiHeyHello magazine photo. There’s just something magical about magazines. For me, I’ve always loved the Christmas-like feeling of getting a small package in the mail once a month. Excitedly you rip