Rachel lives in Cambridge, MA and is certified in Wilderness First Aid as well as CPR / Basic Life Support.

She thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2011 (trail name Catalyst) and has summitted all 48 of the New Hampshire 4000 footers. She has led trips with the MIT Outing Club for 5 years and recently guided the 2014 Big Bend National park Fatpacking trip.

Her "Blowtorch Nachos" are legendary.