• Kelly Bastone

    freelance writerI’m a freelance writer and photographer based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Outdoor sports and travel are my specialties, but my far-ranging interests include gear, fitness, nutrition, food, culture, parenting, science, and the environment. Living in the mountains, I take daily advantage of the wealth of outdoor opportunities that surround me. Play is a big part of my lifestyle, but so is reliability: I’m a meticulous researcher and writer who delivers clean copy—on time.
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"So what are you working on now?"

I'm offering advice on how to make the most of your ski vacation (for Outside, November 2014). Profiling slalom superstar Mikaela Shiffrin (for 5280, February 2015). Investigating whether Dominica's new long-distance hiking trail can preserve the island's unique culture and wilderness (for Backpacker, spring 2015). Revealing all the cool things families can do OFF the slopes at Vail and Beaver Creek (for Vail/Beaver Creek Magazine, Holiday 2014).