Tanner Bowden Lives In Burlington, Vermont Education University of Vermont Tanner is a Vermont-based writer, editor, and photographer who uses a multidisciplinary approach to cover the outdoors and the people, places, and gear that lend to its culture. A graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School and former wilderness educator, Tanner’s firsthand experience in outdoor recreation is comprehensive and he applies that knowledge to covering skiing, hiking, backpacking, camping, and more.Tanner also writes about and photographs sports, fitness, travel, and food. He is a three-time marathoner with a PR of 2:57:52 and his work has taken him to such places as the summit of Mt. Rainier and Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula. Experience Tanner published his first photographs in high school and has been writing professionally since 2015. He is the managing editor of Field Mag and a former senior staff writer at Gear Patrol, and his work has appeared elsewhere in print and on the websites of publications such as Freeskier, Whalebone, Esquire, Men’s Health, and ESPN’s XGames.com. Education Tanner is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the National Outdoor Leadership School. 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.