Bridget Crocker is an outdoor travel writer and river guide. She has guided remote expeditions down many of the world’s greatest river canyons in far-flung regions of Zambia, Ethiopia, the Philippines, Peru, Chile, Costa Rica, India and the Western United States, and has led several international exploratory trips. She is a writer for Patagonia and contributing author to Lonely Planet guidebooks and The Best Women’s Travel Writing series from Travelers’ Tales. Her work has been featured in Men’s Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Trail Runner, Paddler, Outside, SNEWS and Vela, among other publications. She lives on the edge of the continent with her husband and two daughters.