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Hikers: Alison is very passionate about the outdoors and living life to the fullest

2 December 2021

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About you

I live in Denver, Colorado and try to get up to the mountains as much as I can. I love hiking, skiing, traveling, and food. I have been married for 10 years and also have a very cute dachshund mix, Walter. I work for a health food company, where I have been for 15 years. I went to school for art and business at the University of Colorado.
I am also an ambassador for a female hiking group across the nation and lead monthly hikes for women. I am currently trying to complete all of the 14ers in Colorado (mountains above 14,000 feet). I am very passionate about the outdoors and living life to the fullest!

Why do you travel and Hike?

Hiking is good for you mentally and physically. I feel better when I hike. Traveling is important because you can learn about other cultures and a lot about yourself!

What’s your go-to travel hack?


Got any gear you can’t travel without?

A good book

What destination are you eager to go back to?


How do you stay safe when you’re travelling?

I do my research on the location and always tell a friend where I am traveling too. If I don’t text back after a set time and day, then my friend knows I am in trouble.

What’s the best way to experience a destination like a local?

Talk to the locals! I’m also love to stay in an Airbnb or home stay so I can experience it more like a local.

What’s your favourite word in another language?


How has travel changed in your lifetime and how will it change over the next 25 years?

I think technology will continue to change traveling. Everything is so convenient now. There’s even an app for translating now!

When and where are you next travelling?

Moab, Utah for my birthday next month! Austin, Texas for a bachelorette party in January and Mexico City for a friend’s wedding in May!

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