Owen Clarke

Writer

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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

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Our Traditional Bison Harvest

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VISIONS Reading List: July 2021

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