Where did you grow up: Winchester, Massachusetts
Where do you live now: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
What is your favorite movie: Harold and Maude
What is your favorite book: Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart by Carrot Quinn
Do you remember the first place you went hiking and how old were you: I spent much of my youth wandering and meandering in the Middlesex Fells although I didn't consider it hiking at the time..that came much much later. I was 30 when I started hiking in New Hampshire.
What is your favorite outdoor recreation activity: Backpacking
What is the best trip you've ever been on: Thru-Hiking the Long Trail of Vermont Southbound 2016
Where is your favorite place to recreate: The White Mountains, New Hampshire
What is your absolute favorite piece of outdoor gear: My alcohol stove that Travis got me for my birthday!
Waterbottle or Hydration Bladders (Camelbacks): I've never tried a bladder but if someone gave me one I'd try it but I don't think I can drink and walk at the same time so I'd probably stick with a waterbottle
Down or synthetics sleeping bags: Synthetic
If you were stranded on a deserted island - what three items would you want: A bottomless bag of sweet potatoes, a mandolin, and a journal
A place you dream of backpacking some day: Switzerland
What does it mean to you to recreate with other queer folks: Recreating with queer folks means I can go by whatever name, pronoun or species I feel like on a given day without explanation.