Jayme Moye

Jayme Moye

Adventure journalist Jayme Moye writes about travel, mountain sports and culture, and pushing the limits of human potential. She is the 2019 recipient of the Keith Bellows Award for Excellence in Travel Journalism, and the first woman to achieve the North American Travel Journalists Association’s annual Grand Prize in travel writing more than once. She is a co-author with Hans Florine of On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemites Most Iconic Climb, a 2017 Best Book Award Finalist. Follow her adventures here.


Meet One of the First Women on Everest in 'Rising'

Sharon Wood frames her Everest summit expedition in the context of relationships—with her all-male team, with the other two teams sharing Base Camp, and with the mountain itself.

Jayme Moye
Oct 11, 2019

A 3,530-Mile Human-Powered Ascent of Denali

Clay Hughes and Cody James biked over 3,500 miles from their home in Salt Lake City to the Wonder Lake campground in Denali National Park to climb North America's highest peak without any motorized...

Jayme Moye
Jul 22, 2019

Jaylyn Gough Asks: Whose Land Are You Exploring?

She offers a glimpse into her upbringing as a "rez kid," the circumstances that spurred her, in 2017, to found Native Women's Wilderness, and how the outdoor industry both helps and hurts her cause.

Jayme Moye
May 31, 2018

A Climbing Memoir with More Agony Than Ecstasy

The book is a welcome addition to mountain literature, where women's voices (and stories like lactating all over yourself in the woods while on the job) are still noticeably rare.

Jayme Moye
May 8, 2018