Kassondra Cloos

Kassondra Cloos

Kassondra Cloos is a freelance travel and outdoor writer based in Boulder, Colorado. On weekends, you'll find her smuggling insulated bottles full of ice cream onto backpacking trips, and on weeknights, you'll often find her unplugging for spontaneous mid-week camping trips. Cloos is also co-founder of Adventures in Wikipedia, which trains people how to edit Wikipedia pages to create entries for women leaders of the outdoor industry. 

Steam rising over Fountain Paint Pots in Yellowstone's Lower Geyser Basin

4 Top Places to Shoot in Yellowstone National Park

There’s endless mist and steam to catch the first and last lights of the day. Pro photographer, Ken Hubbard shares his favorite spots to capture in the park.

Bison grazing in front of the Tetons

4 Ways to Get the Best Photos at Grand Teton National Park

You’re bound to find crowds photographing the sunrise on any morning in the park. Take Andre Costantini's advise on how to make the most of your time shooting.

Hikers at Dunanda Falls in Yellowstone

Leave No Trace in Yellowstone

Even if you live by the phrase “take only photos; leave only footprints” when you’re outdoors, it still might seem counterintuitive to pack out food scraps and toilet paper.