The Cleanest Line

Charissa Rujanavech

Charissa Rujanavech is a second-year Master’s of Environmental Management student at FES studying business and the environment, with a specific focus on a life cycle analysis approach to sustainable product design and manufacturing. She has been rock climbing for over 13 years, and while she has climbed throughout much of the US and around the world, one of her favorite places will always be the sandstone cliffs of Southern Illinois, where she grew up climbing.


[Yvon Chouinard holds forth at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Photo: Anthony Clark.]

Thinking Like a Mountain Climber

Dec 3, 2012 December 3, 2012

Yvon Chouinard first came onto my radar in 1999. I was a young lass from the Midwest, transplanted for the summer in southern Utah and awestruck by the dramatic landscapes of the West. Having never traveled beyond the forests of Missouri, I was eager to explore these… Read More