Zoë Rom

Zoë Rom

Zoë Rom is a Boulder based writer and journalist. When she's not running, she's climbing, and when she's not climbing she's cooking or eating. Southern story-teller turned mountain-dweller, she starts every day with a cup of strong coffee and a good story. Her work has appeared in  REI Co-op Journal, Discover, Rock & Ice, Trail Runner, Backpacker, and Threshold Podcast.

Published

What It Takes to Plow One of America's Highest Roads

After an especially brutal winter in Colorado, Independence Pass needs a team of seven heavy-equipment operators, an avalanche forecaster, and a surveillance crew to make the road passable

Zoë Rom
May 20, 2019

The Alpinist Becoming an Astronaut

Ulyana Nadia Horodskyj is an ice scientist who's done research high on Everest—and after working with NASA, she's aiming even higher.

Zoë Rom
May 11, 2018