Suzie Dundas is the outdoor editor at Matador and a freelance travel and adventure writer and editor. Her work has appeared in publications ranging from AFAR to Outside Magazine to INSIDER and Popular Mechanics, and she's authored and co-authored a handful of publications, including a hiking guide to the Sierra Nevada. Prior to freelance writing, she worked on political campaigns throughout the US and has an M.A. in political affairs and communications from George Washington University. You can find her on Instagram at @hikeupyourskirt, where she posts photos of hiking, traveling, mountain biking, snowboarding, and scuba diving (but really, mostly her dog).