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Ailsa Ross

Ailsa Ross

Ailsa Ross is a freelance journalist and editor living in the Canadian Rockies. A contributor to Outside online, BBC History, National Geographic Traveler, Time Out, JSTOR Daily, Atlas Obscura, and more, her first book—History’s Women Adventurers—will be published in 2019. Chart the stories of the women featured on Facebook and Instagram @womenadventurers.