Author: Ash Manning

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Ash Manning is a traveler from North Georgia with a deep love for whitewater and hiking. She describes herself as a plus-size adventurer advocating for body diversity in the outdoors. She teaches backpacking trips and is often found speaking on body diversity within the outdoor industry. Ash has been a whitewater rafting guide since 2015 and has spent almost a decade in the outdoor industry. You can find her guiding rivers in the summers and planning her next adventure in the winters.