Gaby Pilson

Copy Editor, Ghostwriter, Technical Writer, Writer, Copywriter

Onward and Upward! Wilderness medicine instructor, climbing guide, & expert mountain and travel writer

Gaby is a climbing guide, polar guide, and professional outdoor educator who does some part-time freelance writing work, specializing in the outdoor industry. She mainly writes informative articles, how-to articles, trail and location guides, product buying guides/reviews, and creative non-fiction​ pieces on various aspects of mountaineering history. She also specializes in travel, education, and science writing and loves working with clients to create the perfect content for their business needs.

She has extensive experience working as an outdoor educator and climbing guide with a wide range of clientele in a variety of locations around the world, including the Arctic and Antarctic, which gives her the ability to speak on a variety of topics in the outdoor industry from a position of knowledge and authority. Moreover, Gaby used to work in the outdoor retail world, so she has​ the knowledge necessary to discuss and analyze the finer technical points of a piece of gear in a way that's readily understandable by the general public.

Gaby is a candidate for a master's degree in Outdoor Education and a professional certificate in Business from Harvard Business School Online. Additionally, she has a bachelor's degree in Philosophy with a minor in Environmental Studies, so is well suited to write on a wide variety of topics.
Content Types
Article, Blog Post, Buyers Guide, Website Copy
More Information
The University of Edinburgh, MSc Outdoor Education
Hamilton College, BA Philosophy and Environmental Studies
HBX | Harvard Business School, CoRE
Location|Danish, English, Spanish

Other Published Content

White Mountains (New Hampshire)

In-depth hiking guide to the White Mountains of New Hampshire for

April, 18 2019
Climbing History

Article about the most important moments and events in mountaineering/climbing history.

May, 4 2019
How to Belay When Rock Climbing

A guide to belaying while rock climbing for both top roping​ and lead climbing.

August, 1 2019
12 Awesome Types of Climbing You Really Should Know

An introduction to the various types of climbing, from rock climbing to alpinism and mountaineering.

January, 2 2019
Blog Post
Why You Should Take Your Kids Rock Climbing

A blog post about why you should take your children rock climbing.

December, 20 2018
Blog Post
How to Rock Climb: A Beginners Guide

A short introduction to rock climbing for the beginner climber.

December, 15 2018
Blog Post
A Beginner’s Guide to the Leave No Trace Principles

A guide to the seven principles of leave no trace for outdoor enthusiasts.

January, 22 2019
Blog Post
How to Pack a Hiking Pack

A how-to guide to packing a hiking/backpacking pack.

January, 21 2019
Blog Post
Staying Alive Outside: Top 5 Hiking Safety Tips

A short blog post on the top 5 safety​ tips for staying alive in the wilderness.

December, 13 2018
The 7 Best Heated Jackets: Buyer’s Guide and Reviews

A product review of the seven best heated jackets on the market and a buyer's guide to heated jackets.

February, 12 2019
Polar fleece vs Microfleece

A detailed guide to the differences between polar fleece and microfleece from an outdoor enthusiast's perspective.

February, 15 2019
Buyers Guide
North Face Back to Berkeley

Buyer's guide and in-depth review of The North Face Back to Berkeley winter hiking boot.
34 of the Best Place to Camp in Texas

A detailed guide to 34 of the best places to car camp, backpack, and camp in Texas.

February, 26 2019
The Triple Crown of Hiking: Everything You Need to Know

Ghostwritten article about the triple crown of long-distance​ hiking. Includes detailed guides to the Appalachian Trail (AT), Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), and Continental Divide Trail (CDT).
Learn How Basketball Superstar Carmelo Anthony Got Where He Is Today In 21 Steps

Ghostwritten piece about Carmelo Anthony for Mitú, Inc.

December, 16 2018
Hiking in The Grampians – Our Favourite Day Walks
July, 24 2018
Moscow's Subway Riding Dogs

Article for about Moscow's Subway Riding Dogs.

May, 11 2017
Werribee Gorge Circuit Walk – Victoria’s Most Exciting Day Hike

Hiking information guide for Werribee Gorge Walk in Victoria, Australia on

May, 2 2018
Booroomba Rocks Walk – A Guide to Canberra’s Best Day Hike

Hiking information guide for Booroomba Rocks Walk in Canberra, Australia on

May, 5 2018
Blog Post
Girth Hitching A Sling To Your Harness: Belay Loops vs Tie-in Points

Blog post providing technical information and how-to tips for new rock climbers on

May, 20 2018
PDF upload
Namesake: Pete's Farewell; Alpinist 59

Article written for Alpinist 59 in August 2017.

August, 17 2017
Contents of a climber's first aid kit: Preparing for the unexpected
March, 4 2018
Harvesting Wind

Short news article about a Hamilton College meteorology class' field trip to a wind farm in Central New York.

October, 31 2016
Blog Post
Fall in the Northeast!

Blog post for Exit Glacier Guides, a climbing and mountaineering guide service in Seward, Alaska.

December, 11 2015

Buyer's Guides

Buyers Guide
Best Packable Down Jackets

Buyer's guide to the best packable​ down jackets for travel and adventure.

March, 17 2019
Buyers Guide
Best Climbing Shoes Australia 2018

Buyer's guide for the best climbing shoes in Australia on

May, 21 2018
Buyers Guide
The Best Hiking Boots for Women in Australia – 2018

Buyer's guide for the best women's hiking boots in Australia on

May, 3 2018
Buyers Guide
The Best Hiking Boots in Australia – 2018

Buyer's guide for the best hiking boots in Australia on

April, 29 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Hiking Socks Australia – 2018

Buyer's guide for best hiking socks in Australia on

April, 29 2018
Buyers Guide
The Best Hiking Shoes in Australia for 2018

Buyer's guide for the best hiking shoes in Australia on

May, 20 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Mosquito Trap Australia 2018

Buyers guide for best mosquito traps.

April, 22 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Best Cooler Bag Australia 2018

Product Review for best cooler bags.

April, 22 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Camping Table Australia 2018

Product Review best camping tables.

April, 22 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Camping BBQ Australia 2018

Product review for best camping barbecues.

April, 22 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Camping Torch Australia 2018

Product Review for best camping torches/flashlights.

April, 22 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Camping Stretchers Australia 2018

Camping stretchers product review for

April, 11 2018
Buyers Guide
Best Women’s Running Shoes for Flat Feet

Buyers guide for the best women's running shoes for flat feet. Published on
Buyers Guide
Best Yogurts for Your Baby

Buyer's guide for the best baby yogurts. Published on
Buyers Guide
Best Wooden Watches

Buyer's guide for best wooden watches. Published on
Buyers Guide
Best Longboard Bearings

Buyer's guide for best longboard bearings. Published on

Travel Writing

The 10 Best Airbnb Retreats In And Around Waco, Texas
October, 23 2017
10 Amazing Airbnb Rentals In West Hollywood For Your LA Vacation

Travel article describing ten great airbnb options in West Hollywood.

October, 20 2017
7 Great Ways To Enjoy Austin's Vibrant Nightlife

Travel article describing seven fun ways to enjoy the Austin, TX nightlife.

December, 21 2017
Fun & Relaxation: 8 Things To Do In Campbell, California

Travel article describing eight activities in Campbell, California.

November, 10 2017
Beautiful Nature: 7 Best Things To Do In Fort McMurray, Canada

Travel article describing seven great activities in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

October, 23 2017
10 Great Budget Hotels In Pondicherry, India

Travel article detailing ten great budget hotel options in Pondicherry, India.

October, 20 2017
Top 10 Trendy Boutique Hotels In Buenos Aires

Travel article highlighting ten boutique hotel options in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

October, 11 2017
Top 10 Airbnbs In Kitsilano, Vancouver, Canada

Travel article describing the ten best airbnb options in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

October, 2 2017
Music City's Finest: 8 Amazing Tours For Your Nashville Vacation

Travel article discussing eight great tours for Nashville, TN vacations.

September, 26 2017
9 Exciting Things To Do In Robbinsville, North Carolina

Travel article describing great activities in Robbinsville, North Carolina.

September, 15 2017
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