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. 

Sun setting on the Watchman and Virgin River in Zion National Park

3 Top Places to Shoot in Zion National Park

At peak season, it can be tricky to move through the crowds in Zion. Plan ahead with these location suggestions from pro photographer Ken Hubbard.

The Navajo Loop Trail in Bryce Canyon National Park

Leave No Trace in Our National Parks

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.