Charlotte Austin is an award-winning adventure writer and international mountain guide. Her work has been published in Alpinist, Misadventures Magazine, Stay Wild, Seattle Magazine, Women’s Adventure Magazine, Mountain Magazine, Seattle Met, and more. When she’s not writing, Charlotte works for International Mountain Guides where she leads climbing, mountaineering, and hiking expeditions around the world. She is a Wilderness-EMT, a Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainer, an extra-class ham radio operator, and holds a Level 2 Certification with the American Institute for Avalanche Training and Education (AIARE).
Her recent adventures include leading an expedition into the Hinku Valley in Nepal, crafting a cover story for Alpinist, climbing the tallest mountain in South America, and being interviewed by Women of Heart and Adventure (WHOA) Magazine. In 2015, she won first place in the Travel Reporting category in the Society of Professional Journalist’s Northwest Excellence in Journalism. Next up: Denali in May 2017.