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Thruhike: Zion Traverse

Co-founder Alison Wright is heading to the red rock canyons and desert flower lined trails of Zion National Park for a thru-hiking adventure in a place full of memories.

Instagram: @alison.m.wright

48.3 Miles in 2 Days

Two days and 50 miles across one of Utah’s crown jewels: Zion National Park. Traversing across high desert plateaus and up and down canyons in the heart of the park, this boundary-to-boundary hike is a new adventure in a place rich with personal memories.

Fundraising Goal: $5,000

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Alison Wright
Founder - The Cairn Project

A San Francisco native, Alison grew up in a family that enjoyed the privilege of outdoor access – many memories were made in California’s iconic mountain and coastal landscapes. Alison has spent her career in the philanthropic sector, advancing initiatives for justice and empowerment internationally and closer to home. In addition to her leadership at The Cairn Project, she directs the Environmental Defenders Collaborative at Global Greengrants Fund, channeling support to frontline environmental activists around the world.