Charlotte Austin is an adventure writer, world traveler, and mountaineering specialist. She walks the walk when she talks the talk in her poems, short stories, articles, and vignettes. She is a certified and experienced Wilderness EMT, International Mountain Guide, and holds a Level 2 certification from the American Institute for Avalanche Education and Training. Widely published, she has contributed articles to many regional and national magazines. In 2013 she co-edited a writer’s anthology The Better Bombshell: Writers and Artists Redfine the Female Role Model.