Jenny Willden

Jenny Willden

Freelance Writer and Editor

Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine. Adventure traveler with insatiable wanderlust. Specializing in destination, outdoor adventure, profile, and gear writing.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Inversion Escape to Grand Junction

5 Ways to Spend a Winter Weekend in Western Colorado

Millennials article

RootsRated Labs | How Outdoor Can Grow the Millennial Audience

In a nutshell, millennials represent a diverse group that is constantly evolving. The key to growing this audience is to keep an eye on your brand’s mission, share your passion for the outdoors as much as possible, and keep up with social media.

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A Weekend In Park City, Utah

Nestled between two ski resorts, Park City is best known for its accessibility to incredible snow sports and the annual Sundance Film Festival. The city's booming dining scene and breathtaking mountain backdrop make it a vibrant winter destination for out-of-town visitors.

City fitness article

Get Fit in Fishtown

City Fitness Fishtown celebrates their grand opening on Frankford Ave in Philadelphia.

Outdoorrec article

RootsRated Labs | Analysis: The Travel Habits of Outdoor Enthusiasts

The many ways we enjoy the outdoors and the places we choose to visit are as diverse as the country — and globe — itself. To reach outdoor enthusiasts effectively, it’s important to know who is traveling, where they’re going, and what they’re doing once they get there.

Salmon article

Breakfast Club: Northwest - Spoonful Magazine

A hyper-local winter breakfasts story that reflects the culinary identity of Seattle, Washington based on my college years at Seattle U.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Utah Ski Resort Report

What's new at Utah's ski resorts for winter 2016-17.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

43 Outdoor gifts and gear picks for Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine.

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What It's Like to Climb Coors Light Mountain

A story of redemption, 14,000-foot peaks, hair-raising lightning storms, and ice-cold beer. RootsRated Adventure Story

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4 Must-Visit Destinations for Watersport Families

The best adventures in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii;
Pensacola Beach, Florida; Portland, Oregon; and Northwest Arkansas.

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4 Thanksgiving Parades Worth Traveling For | Joy of Travel Blog

From character balloons floating through the skies to energetic song and dance numbers, these four Thanksgiving parades are worth the travel.

Oklahoma fishing article

The Best Fishing in Southeastern Oklahoma

When it comes to casting a line in southern Oklahoma, McCurtain County offers some of the state’s clearest waters and a variety of species ready for catching. For McCurtain County via RootsRated.

Leaf peeping article

Where to go Leaf Peeping in McCurtain County: Talimena Scenic Byway

McCurtain County, Oklahoma's Best Fall Foliage lives on the Talimena Scenic Byway. Story for McCurtain County via RootsRated.

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Outdoor Sports Guide

Better Backpacking Eats

Easy Options for Healthy Backcountry Meals

Bobtoberfest article

8 Can't-Miss Races in Philly This Fall

This fall in Philly, zen out at a mindful triathlon, race in your Ghostbusters costume, beer run at Oktoberfest, or go big and race 26.2 miles through the City of Brotherly Love.