About the Wilderness Conspiracy

The Wilderness Conspiracy is Phoebe Smith (award-winning writer, photographer and broadcaster; editor-at-large for Wanderlust), Daniel Neilson (Time Out; Sidetracked and The Great Outdoors) and John Summerton (editor-in-chief Sidetracked).

Between them they have written more than 10 books, edited countless magazines and guidebooks, created podcasts, blogs, vlogs and founded an award-winning adventure magazine, appeared on TV and radio talking travel, won awards for broadcasting and writing in national magazines and newspapers, delivered keynote speeches and taught a variety of workshops on travel writing, photography, filmmaking and adventure, not to mention they have collectively travelled the world several times over.

They travel. They write. And now want to help you do the same.

The world is full of stories.
Write them.

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