Hayden Carpenter

Hayden Carpenter is a climber and a freelance journalist living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Previously an editor at Rock and Ice magazine, he made the leap to freelancing in 2017. He is a fitness columnist for Outside magazine, and his work has appeared in Rock and Ice, REI Co-op Journal, and Rock & Snow (Japan), among other publications. He edited "Climb Injury-Free: A Proven Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation System" by Dr. Jared Vagy—an Amazon best-seller for books on rock climbing.

When he's not writing, you can find him climbing or eagerly searching the mountains and mesas for elusive desert ice.

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