Erica is currently based in Ute Territory known as Crested Butte, Colorado. She is the co-founder of REAL Consulting, an Orvis-Endorsed fly-fishing guide, and the host of the Awkward Angler Podcast. She has over 10 years of experience in outdoor guiding and instructing: whitewater rafting, skiing, rock climbing, backpacking, hiking, and snowshoeing courses and workshops. She is an ambassador for Brown Folks Fishing (BFF), which cultivates community for people of color in fishing and its industry through a lens of equity, justice, and inclusion. In 2019, REAL Consulting co-created the Angling for All Pledge in partnership with BFF. Erica is currently serving as the Board Chair for Women’s Wilderness and is a Board Member for High Country Conservation Advocates (HCCA).
Check out the recent New York Times article about Erica.
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