Kassondra Cloos

Kassondra Cloos

Kassondra Cloos is a freelance travel and outdoor writer based in Boulder, Colorado. On weekends, you'll find her smuggling insulated bottles full of ice cream onto backpacking trips, and on weeknights, you'll often find her unplugging for spontaneous mid-week camping trips. Cloos is also co-founder of Adventures in Wikipedia, which trains people how to edit Wikipedia pages to create entries for women leaders of the outdoor industry. 

Sunrise at Valley View in Yosemite

5 Best Places to Photograph in Yosemite National Park

It's a photographer’s paradise thanks to the majestic Half Dome and El Capitan. We asked photographer Ken Hubbard about his favorite angles to shoot in the park.

Crossing a creek on a log

Leave No Trace in Yosemite

Even if you live by the phrase “take only photos; leave only footprints” when you’re outdoors, it still might seem counterintuitive to pack out food scraps and toilet paper.