Sarah Stirling | Outdoor Adventure Editor and Writer
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travel articles

Exploring the Faroe Isles

Inside the Scottish skiing renaissance

Secret trails of Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion

Surfing and van life in Australia

Skiing lift-serviced backcountry in New Zealand

Climbing, hiking and cycling all over Sicily

I lived in Chamonix for four years. Here are my favourite trails

Nine weeks MTB bikepacking around New Zealand

Bikepacking the Balkans – Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania


Once, Britain heaved with outdoor gear factories. What is still made here and is it any good?

As animal welfare charities campaign for down to be banned, I find out the facts behind the fluff

Can you be both a good climber and a good mother? A gentle look at a sensitive topic

Both want to set an Everest speed record. What drives Kilian Jornet and Ueli Steck to live fast?

The intimate drugs cabinet hidden within all of us, and how to access it…

What’s it really like to be a sponsored hero? Eight climbers bare all from the cutting edge of climbing


Danny MacAskill

Robert Macfarlane

Ant Middleton

Chris Sharma

Colin Prior

Ellie Harrison

Current work

For the past five years I’ve been Assistant Editor of BMC Summit, the UK’s most widely read outdoor magazine, which focusses on mountain sports. I’ve also been Editor of The Outdoor Adventure Guide, the summer sister of Fall-line Skiing magazine, for two years. The latter is a fun, very British take on camping, bushcraft and adventuring. Working freelance for both these titles allows me the freedom to take on other interesting writing projects. I now live in Snowdonia.

My services

I’m primarily an outdoor storyteller. I particularly enjoy exploring cultures and landscapes, delving into topical environmental issues, and bringing the work of inspiring people to light. Feel free to contact me if you are the commissioning editor of an outdoor magazine or book company. A perfectionist editor and writer, I work hard to earn the testimonials you’ll see below. I occasionally take on copywriting and PR work, too – past clients include Inov8, Jagged Globe and Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.


Articles written this month


Years as a writer and editor


Outdoor faces interviewed this month


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I am always exploring the outdoors. Follow me for pretty pictures of adventures in the British backcountry and further afield.

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