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Emily Pennington

Emily Pennington is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles, California. Her work can be found in The New York TimesThe GuardianOutside Magazine, REI JournalBackpacker MagazineAdventure Journal, and dozens of websites like Lonely Planet, The Outbound, and Modern Hiker, to name a few. When she’s not on the road, you can find her hunched over her laptop, working on a book about visiting every national park, due out in 2022.

12 Essential Dog Travel Accessories for Pet Owners
These accessories will simplify travel with your pup—and keep them safe.
The Cloudveil, Autograph Collection
With easy access to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, The Cloudveil is a park lover’s dream. 
The Best Hiking Socks to Keep You Comfortable and Blister-Free on the Trail
The right pair makes a world of difference.
The Best Women’s Hiking Boots for Every Type of Trail and Climate
Boots for day hikers and mountain trekkers alike.
The Best Hiking Backpacks for Day Hikes, Multi-Day Adventures, and More
Perfect for getting you—and your stuff—outside. 
The Best Men’s Hiking Boots for Easy Strolls, Multi-Day Treks, and Everything in Between
It’s time to find your new perfect adventure companion.
How Yellowstone’s Historic Flooding Will Impact Summer Visitors
The latest on which areas are closed, when they are expected to reopen, and where to reroute your trip.
The Best Hiking Pants, According to Outdoor Adventurers
Whether you're looking for convertible pants, leggings, or comfy joggers.
The Best Backpacking Tent for Every Type of Adventurer
Whether you're a beginner or planning a trek with the whole family.