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 Clear Highway 82

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

Avalanche Danger in Colorado Is at a Historic High

For the first time, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) has forecasted extreme avalanche danger in four backcountry zones. The affected zones are Aspen, Vail and Summit County, the...

Zoë Rom
Mar 7, 2019

How to Avoid the Most Common Sunscreen Mistakes

Myths about sunburns and suntans abound in the outdoors. While spending time in the sun is inevitable, damage caused by harmful ultraviolet, or UV, rays ways is escapable.

Zoë Rom
Jul 27, 2018