Biography

BIOGRAPHY

Photo by Norie Quintos

Photo by Norie Quintos

Stephanie Pearson is a freelance writer and contributing editor to Outside magazine. After earning her master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she served on Outside‘s editorial staff for 12 years. Pearson has also logged many hours in the field. As the science writer for a team led by explorer Dan Buettner, she traveled across Australia and Latin America to help create a real-time, online curriculum for 50,000 secondary school students. From Mount Everest base camp she reported a successful summit bid by Canadian Jamie Clarke, American Scott Simper, and their Sherpa team.

Pearson’s assignments have taken her to Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, South America, and throughout North America. Her work has been anthologized in The Best American Travel Writing and has also appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Wired, O, The Oprah Magazine, Men’s Journal, Lonely Planet books, CNN.com, NationalGeographic.com, Travel + Leisure.comDiscovery.com, and others. View her latest features here: Portfolio.

Pearson splits her time between northern Minnesota and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

 

Recent Posts

Fall Ride

img_3041

Head down,

shoulders hunched,

wheels turning,

thighs burning,

brain churning on the beautiful ride.

Stress,

anger,

fear,

failure

fade to dust, rotting on the trail like autumn leaves, making space for joy.

  1. Outside Online Comments Off on Outside Online
  2. Blame it on the Altitude Comments Off on Blame it on the Altitude
  3. High Emotions Comments Off on High Emotions
  4. The New Yukon Gold Rush Comments Off on The New Yukon Gold Rush
  5. For Those About To Rock Comments Off on For Those About To Rock
  6. Outside Online Comments Off on Outside Online
  7. Outside Online Comments Off on Outside Online
  8. Outside Online Comments Off on Outside Online
  9. Al Jazeera Comments Off on Al Jazeera