Ask Jenny Bruso is a new column for the quarterly magazine, Sisu, focused on grit, guts and what defines our experiences in the outdoors. Having work in actual print is the COOLEST and this magazine is gorgeously curated and smart. Buy it! I’m not going to spoil the questions that get printed (buy it), but I’ll be posting […]Read More Sisu Magazine: Ask Jenny Bruso
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DATE CHANGE: This hike is now happening on Saturday, February 16th. PLEASE RSVP on form below for full info on hike (terrain details, carpooling, meet-up spots and time). Expect response e-mail within a few days. RSVPs close at 6pm (pst) the day prior to the hike. Unlikely Hikers creates safer, supportive, intentional, body-positive outdoor community for people […]Read More Group Hike – LOW INTENSITY – Eagle Fern Park – 2/16 (date change!)
As we enter 2019, I can’t help but wonder… What might you get done if you could repurpose the energy you expend on criticising your body (or anything about yourself)? How would your relationship with movement change if exercise wasn’t appropriated by weight-loss and fitness culture? What does moving your body in joyous ways look […]Read More How Might Your Life Be Different if Your Body Didn’t Determine Worth?
PLEASE RSVP on form below for full info on hike (terrain details, carpooling, meet-up spots and time). Expect response e-mail within a few days. RSVPs close at 6pm (pst) the day prior to the hike. Unlikely Hikers creates safer, supportive, intentional, body-positive outdoor community for people underrepresented in outdoors culture (people of color, people of size, […]Read More Group hike (local) – GENERAL – Hamilton Mountain – 1/19
I feel really good about this interview with the Outdoor Project and I’m grateful to be included with the second Women in the Wild project. READ NOW! “If I dig deep, I’m sure [being a woman in the outdoor industry] means a lot of things, but “woman” sort of sits third place to my identities as a […]Read More Outdoor Project: Women in the Wild
And the “disaster” was not a too-heavy or ill-fitting pack or some other classic rite of passage. Just wait… (Gear lists and nerd talk coming soon!) Day One: We got a late start due to a group hike I had to lead that morning. I came home and my partner, Brie, and I packed our […]Read More My First Backpacking Trip Was a Disaster and I Can’t Wait to Do it Again
I woke up this morning, eyes fluttering but staying closed, cat draped across my neck, when the voice of what felt like God themself boomed straight through my being: YOU’RE ON SHE EXPLORES TODAY! I bolted right up and out of bed, walking around my bedroom like I didn’t know where I was, not knowing […]Read More She Explores Episode 67: Fat and Outdoorsy
Creative Conversations: Jenny Bruso of Unlikely Hikers – RANGE Magazine One of my favorite interviews and I was photographed for it, which is sometimes a nightmare, but not this time. Huge thanks to Lisa Daugherty of RANGE and photographer, Chelsea Parrett, for an experience that made me feel like I am exactly where I need […]Read More Recent news media
I wrote something for Outside Magazine about what it’s like to be a fat hiker out on the trail! “Many comments from other hikers—even something seemingly innocuous like “You’re doing a great job!”—are meant to be supportive and encouraging, but they don’t always come off that way. These comments are, sometimes indirectly, about our bodies. […]Read More I Don’t Hike to Lose Weight. I Hike Because I Love It.