Laura Munsil (creator) graduated from Wesleyan University in 2014 and, after a year of working in reality TV production in NYC, decided to quit her job, sell all her possessions, sublet her apartment and get a one-way ticket to Seattle to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. Three years and 6,000 backcountry miles later, she's never looked back. Currently hiking mountains and writing about it in Phoenix, AZ. Read her blog from the Continental Divide Trail at


Kate Strauss (Monarch) is a desert rat now living in sunny L.A. You can find her writing furiously or performing in her all-female improve troupe, The Last Kids Picked. She likes ice cream more than you do. She's repped by Luxe Talent and you can learn more about her 17 jobs at



Brandon Palacio graduated with a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Arizona Christian University in 2016. Prior to that, he enlisted in the Army Reserve in 2013 and subsequently completed a tour of duty with the Military Police under Joint Task Force - Guantanamo Bay. He plans on visiting his twenty-fifth country before he turns twenty six next May. Brandon enjoys country dancing, black coffee, and night rides around Phoenix on his motorcycle "Umbra". He has no website, but feel free to follow him on Instagram @bepalacio


Sound design and theme composition by Nile Popchock (