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Emily Sohn

Emily Sohn

Emily Sohn wrote about cabin fever for Outside Online in April.

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When a Psychological Emergency Strikes in the Outdoors

Wilderness pros are trained to deal with physical injuries, but what about the psychological trauma that can result while on an expedition, from fear and stress, or from watching someone die in a fall, an avalanche, or whitewater? Australian psychologist and mountaineer Kate Baecher created a training program to equip guides and athletes with a tool kit to handle the worst mental distress we encounter when we're far from help.

Emily Sohn
Nov 9, 2020

With "the death of environmentalism" being debated across the land—and with the mainstream movement under siege from without and within—it's time to meet the winning side in America's new green wars. Here they come, ready or not: the 20 most powerful voices leading the environmental counterrevolution.

Michael Behar, Sara Solovitch, Florence Williams, Emily Sohn, Amanda Griscom Little, Mark Sundeen, and Jason Stevenson
May 1, 2005