Cassidy Randall

Cassidy Randall is a freelance writer covering public lands, environment, adventure and intersections between. She’s a regular contributor to The Guardian’s public lands series and Huffington Post’s This New World series, and an adventure travel columnist on Her adventure stories have highlighted evolving models of motherhood in high-risk mountain careers, the partners behind heralded accomplishments like the Dawn Wall and the first solo Antarctica crossing, and pioneering “firsts” in extreme whitewater kayaking, avalanche forecasting and solo sailing. Her cutting-edge environmental work includes stories on New Mexico’s attempt to privatize public rivers, the Blackfeet Nation’s bid to save their sacred lands from the Bureau of Land Management director and a small B.C. town’s struggle to save endangered caribou or its own economy. Cassidy’s stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, Outside, High Country News, Men’s Journal, Glamour, Powder, and Adventure Journal, among other publications. Her work can be found at