Name: Kristen Fuller
Hometown/Current Home: Villa Park, Ca / Laguna Beach, Ca
What chapter are you an Ambassador for?: Orange County, Ca
How long have you been apart of Girls Who Hike for?: 9 months
How did you find the Girls Who Hike organization?: Instagram
What made you want to become a Girls Who Hike Ambassador?: I have been organizing events over the past few months and I love meeting new people and building new friendships. I also love encouraging women to step outside their comfort zone.
How did you get into hiking?: I grew up backpacking the Eastern Sierras with my dad, uncle, and llamas (yes llamas).
What's your favorite thing about spending time in the outdoors?: It is one of the only places where I am able to completely clear my mind.
List three things you can't go hiking without: Water, sunblock, a hat
What do you love the most about being a Girls Who Hike Ambassador?: I love finding new and challenging events to organize and meeting new people!
What advice would you give ladies who are new to hiking?: Try as much as possible to be prepared in terms of gear, food, and water. Make sure you have a hiking buddy you can rely on and trust, get outside your comfort zone and HAVE FUN!
You can read more about Kristen's daytime job at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/happiness-is-state-mind & join her group hikes through Girls Who Hike OC by clicking here!