Berne Broudy Berne Broudy is a contributing writer for TripSavvy. Lives In Vermont Education Williams College Berne Broudy is a Vermont-based writer and photographer. She has been reporting on environmental issues, gear, and travel for two decades, and has acted as a catalyst for change through her work with various consumer and trade publications as well as the Outdoor Industry Eco Working Group. Broudy covers hiking, biking, skiing, overlanding, travel, climbing, kayaking, and anything else you can do outdoors plus the gear you need to do it for category-leading publications in the US, UK, Spain, Germany, and beyond. She frequently travels on assignment and on scouting trips to far-flung destinations including Mongolia, Iceland, Greenland, Ghana, Norway, Nepal, Peru, Jordan, Indonesia, Namibia, Mexico, and Alaska. Experience Before writing and photographing professionally, Broudy worked in the sustainable forestry industry, where she was involved in establishing wood and paper products certification. Broudy sits on the boards of Richmond Mountain Trails. She is a co-founder of ConservationNext and has served on the boards of Conservation Alliance, Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition, Vermont Mountain Bike Association, Fellowship of the Wheel, CragVT, Catamount Trail Association, and Vermont Blues Society. She is a graduate of Williams College. Currently, Broudy is currently a contributing editor at Men’s Journal, Adventure Cyclist, and GearJunkie.com. She is a regular contributor to Outside, Business Insider, Advnture, TripSavvy, Lonely Planet, and other publications. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.