Amy Jurries

Amy Jurries is a freelance writer and social media guru. She's the founder of The GearCaster, a leading outdoor gear website that tracks industry trends. 


  • Amy has written for TripSavvy since June 2018
  • Amy is the founder of The GearCaster, an outdoor gear website
  • Amy has her MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from London Business School


Amy's writing has appeared in a variety of publications including Outside, Backpacker, Overland Journal, The Red Bulletin, REI Co-op Journal, TNT magazine, and Pilot Guides. Amy has lived and worked in many countries including Belgium, Canada, France, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, though currently resides in sunny California. When not on her bike or backpacking with her dog, Lola, she's usually traveling to explore some far off destination. You can follow her adventures over on Instagram @thegearcaster.


Amy has her MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from London Business School.

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