Feeling the call west, Erin Schattauer left Pennsylvania and moved to Bozeman in 2008. Since then, she has been running, hiking, paddling, biking and exploring as much as she can, often accompanied by her rescue dog, Maya. She also has a rescue cat, Clementine, who does not come along on adventures but has been known to need the fire department’s help getting out of trees. Erin’s love for the outdoors is matched only by her love of writing, which she has been doing for as long as she can remember. She has worked in print, television, radio and digital media. She also advocates for healthy relationships by sharing her story of domestic violence in hopes of helping others and educating the public on the topic.