Emily portrait
  • Expedition: Sep 29 - Oct 4, 2013
  • Emily
  • New Village Girls Academy
  • Yosemite National Park: Yosemite Valley & Wawona

What does the wilderness mean to you?

The wilderness means the wild to me. I mainly think of the wildlife, the forest. The wilderness helps me let go because it lets me get away from the loud, dirty city of Los Angeles and lets me actually breathe in fresh air.

Emily Rocks

Being in the wilderness hasn’t changed my idea of being a woman much. To me, being a woman has always been about being strong and independent. In the wilderness, I think I’ve been very strong for hiking, even though I’ve gotten exhausted and have foot pain.

Emily Judee Stacy Log

My strength:

  • Ability to stay calm in mostly all situations

The fact that I’m skilled in staying calm in mostly all situations can help me achieve my dreams because even if things don’t go my way or something dangerous happens, I’m still able to keep my mind clear.

Emily Tree
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