Born near the Pacific Ocean and raised on the banks of Wyoming’s Snake River, Bridget Crocker is an outdoor travel writer, adventure guide and mother. She is a contributing author to Lonely Planet guidebooks and the outdoor clothing company, Patagonia, and her work has been featured in magazines including National Geographic Adventure, Trail Runner, Paddler and Outside. Bridget’s story, “The Labyrinth” about whitewater paddling on Costa Rica’s Class V Upper Naranjo River was recently included in Travelers’ Tales The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011. She lives on the edge of the continent in Southern California with her husband and two daughters. Visit http://www.bridgetcrocker.com for more on her adventures and writing.