268

Cities

27

States

44

Countries

6

Continents

310

Flights

386

Road Trips

About

Melissa McGibbon is an award-winning adventure travel journalist, editor, and photographer. She is the Senior Editor at Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine and is an active member of the Society of American Travel Writers Editors Council and the North American Travel Journalists Association. Her work also appears in Outside Magazine, SmarterTravel.com, HuffPost.com, Elevation Outdoors, and BedandBreakfast.com.

Her favorite travel accomplishments include circumnavigating the globe on a ship, meeting with Fidel Castro, BASE jumping in Idaho, flying over an erupting volcano in Iceland, skiing steep chutes in Canada, and downhill mountain biking in Peru.

She is usually skiing, biking, climbing, practicing yoga, flying, diving, or surfing—and is always in pursuit of adventure, travel, or some daring combination of the two.

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August 22, 2017

SmarterTravel.com | 6 Ways to Have a Smoke-Free Las Vegas Vacation

Aug 22, 2017 6 Ways to Have a Smoke-Free Las Vegas Vacation For smokers, Las Vegas is a haven—a desert oasis where they can smoke cigarettes […]
August 21, 2017

Outside Magazine | Six Headlamps for Every Outing

Six Headlamps for Every Outing Because no one wants to be left in the dark Melissa McGibbon Aug 21, 2017 | Outsdie Magazine Looking to stay […]
June 28, 2017

Elevation Outdoors | WHITEWATER, WHITE LIGHTNING

It’s Day One of Gauley Season and we’re fast approaching the notorious boat-clobbering Class V rapid named Sweets Falls—this is the fifth Class V rapid of […]
March 29, 2017

Melissa McGibbon is a 2016/17 Ski Utah Award Nominee!!!

The Utah Ski and Snowboard Association is a non-profit trade organization founded in 1975 with the aim of promoting Utah’s ski and snowboard industry. Our membership […]
February 1, 2017
Silver Award Winner Seal from NATJA

2016 NATJA Travel Media Awards Competition Silver Award Winner!

December 8, 2016

Après Ski Adventures: 5 Must-Visit Resort Lounges

5 Must-Visit Ski Resort Lounges If you only go to the resorts to play in the powder, you’re missing out. Utah’s ski and snowboard resorts have […]

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