Rachel Sturtz

reporter for Outside magazine.

Lived and worked in New York City as a staff editor at Fitness. Moonlighted as a freelance travel writer. Spent early mornings at the rail with tobacco-spittin' octogenarian horse trainers in New Orleans; wallpapered the Île Saint-Louis with a Parisian street artist; and attended rehearsals of the renowned Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.

Moved to Denver and is now a full-time freelance journalist. Her stories have appeared in Outside, EsquireHemispheresWomen’s Health, Details, FitnessShapeRunner’s World,Running Times, and more. 

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