Number Of Products & Number Of Hours Expert Has Tested: 2,000+ products, 10,000+ hours
Education & Certifications
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Williams College
Years of Writing: 20+
Certifications: [CPR (expired), Avalanche 1, Wilderness First Aid (expired)]
Club or Association Memberships: President, Richmond Mountain Trails; Board Member and Chapter Liason, Vermont Mountain Bike Association; Board Member, Vermont Huts Association; Member, American Alpine Club, Green Mountain Club, Adirondack Mountain Club, Access Fund, Adventure Cycling Association, Conservation Alliance]
Awards or Recognitions: Co-founder of Conservation Next, a project of the Conservation Alliance, Founding member of the Outdoor Industry Eco Working Group, former board member of CRAG-VT, Catamount Trail Association, Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition, and Fellowship of the Wheel.
Previous Publications: contributor: Men’s Journal, Business Insider, Climbing, BIKE, Adventure Cycling, Singletrack, Oxigeno, Outside Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, Adventure, Popular Science, Fatherly, Bicycling, Women’s Health, UTV Driver, Gear Patrol, and other publications
A word from Berne Broudy:
I love being outside and love to share the beauty and wonder of adventures deep in nature, and the gear that helps those adventures be great.
How Author Began Career: I was working as a hiking and cycling guide mostly in South America, and I kept breaking my gear and working with companies to understand what went wrong!
Personal Interests: Mountain and Gravel Biking, Camping, Swimming, Skiing, Dogs, Cooking, Adventure Travel