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Nick Cote

Kassondra Cloos is a travel and outdoor writer based in Boulder, Colo. She frequently road trips around the American Southwest and stays in hostels whenever possible. 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 near Boulder. Cloos is a co-founder of Adventures in Wikipedia, which trains people how to edit Wikipedia pages in order to create entries for women leaders of the outdoor industry. Connect with Cloos and find more of her writing at

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