Writer / Researcher A self-proclaimed workaholic, Kristen usually has many jobs on the go, one of which has been Backroad Mapbooks for the past several years. She loves the opportunity to research, write about, and explore new places across Canada. Since graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from UBC, Kristen has called quite a few places in the lower mainland home. She currently resides in Squamish where she can be found rock climbing, hiking, or adventuring on one of the many logging roads in her spare time. If you were deserted on an island but could bring one thing, what would it be? Fire starter! What is one place you are dying to travel to? The lesser known islands of Hawaii What is your favourite part about working for BRMB? Finding out about new places to explore! Cats or dogs? Dogs Coffee or tea? Huge coffee addict here! Favourite outdoor activity? Rock climbing, hiking, fishing If it could be one season all year round, what would you choose? Spring! Name one superpower you would want to have. The ability to read minds. What is your favourite BRMB product and why? The mapbooks! I keep them all in my car at all times for spontaneous adventures.