Owen Clarke

Writer

Matthew Dayton from Visions Service Adventures

Owen Clarke is an outdoor adventure journalist working as a writer for VISIONS. A lifelong rock climber and mountaineer, Owen is a Contributing Digital Editor for Climbing and Gym Climber magazines and a lead writer for the adventure film company Benegas Brothers Productions, the producers of the Latin American TV show “ESPN Adventure” for the last decade. He also serves as a researcher for The Flip Side, a daily bipartisan newsletter dedicated to fostering positive across-the-aisle discourse in American politics.

He has published with Outside, Rock & Ice, Trail Runner, Backpacker, SKI, The Outdoor Journal, Travel+Leisure, Yoga Journal and others, and has run popular columns for several major outdoor publications. In 2019, he became the first person to solo hike the Juliana Trail, a new 167-mile loop through Slovenia’s Julian Alps.

Owen has a BA in English Literature from the University of San Diego and has previously worked with Greenpeace and Plant With Purpose, among other nonprofit environmental initiatives. Owen is also a former Emergency Medical Technician and Eagle Scout. 

His work with VISIONS involves telling our program’s stories via e-newsletters, digital blogs, webpage writing, and more, bringing the extraordinary experiences of VISIONS programs into focus via the written word.

Matthew Dayton from Visions Service Adventures

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Recent Blog Posts

It’s Not the Cow, It’s the How

It’s Not the Cow, It’s the How

VISIONS partner Meagan Lannan, of Barney Creek Livestock, teaches VISIONS students about the importance of regenerative agriculture. Learn more!
Why the VISIONS Dress Code?

Why the VISIONS Dress Code?

Our decisions about dress code are quite simple—we are guests in our host communities, not tourists. We work with elders, nonprofit leaders in their professional settings, indigenous communities that abide by conservative attire, members of religious and spiritual groups, and others whose cultural and professional beliefs abide by conservative and appropriate attire.
The Dominican Republic: A Love Story

The Dominican Republic: A Love Story

Personal affections, a passion for purpose and mutual adorations are at the heart of the DR experience. The love stories are diverse and enduring. -By Katherine Dayton, Director