Kassondra Cloos

Kassondra Cloos

Freelance writer & editor / Co-founder of Adventures in Wikipedia / Boulder, Colorado

5 Easy Ways to Deal With Your Period in the Backcountry

5 Easy Ways to Deal With Your Period in the Backcountry

So you’re planning to hike a long trail and wondering what to do about your period. If you’re hoping to avoid packing in pads and tampons and packing out period trash, we’ve got options for you. And as it turns out, there are quite a few: We checked in with gynecologist Maura Lofaro, of Gros Ventre OBGYN in Jackson Hole, for her thoughts on caring for—and even avoiding—your period while on the trail. And we double-checked Leave No Trace guidelines to be sure you’re on the right track.

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7 Companies to Support on Earth Day

7 Companies to Support on Earth Day

Editor's Note: Why We Need to Tell Women's Stories

Editor's Note: Why We Need to Tell Women's Stories