Alisha McDarris, Contributor DIY for Popular Science

Alisha McDarris

Contributor, DIY


  • Outdoors and sustainability writer with a focus on showing readers how to enjoy the outdoors, often with an emphasis on safety and sustainability.
  • Founder, writer, photographer, and head honcho of, a sustainable travel and outdoor adventure site focused on gear reviews and how-to’s.
  • Her work has also appeared in Backpacker, BBC Travel, Roadtrippers, Atlas Obscura, Hemispheres, Sierra Magazine, and more.

Favorite weird science fact

Eighty percent of snake bites occur to men and boys, proving testosterone may be the deadliest of all chemicals.

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