From a young age Philippa recalls hiking many places, from the Shawangunks to the Swiss Alps, with her family. As she grew up in NYC, she never felt as at home as she did when she was outside in the fresh air & the urge to adventure never left her. Now she spends her free time travelling, running, hiking & encouraging others to try hard things. Her favorite activity is anything that's slightly terrifying, for it is getting through the scary hard things that propels her on to the next adventure. Philippa is a leader in the NYC running community, a ultramarathoner & a group bike ride leader. She's recently started learning how to swim & how to grow an indoor garden. Philippa gets great joy from watching others experience the fulfillment that the peace of nature & the outdoors brings.