Her Alaskan upbringing imbued Aly Nicklas with serious thirst for adventure and a deep love for wild places. She’s a writer, photographer and filmmaker whose documentary films include Coming Home (2013) and Knee Deep (2014), both of which are currently on international festival tour. Aly runs NOVA Productions, based out of Boulder, CO, with Alisa Geiser. Her writing and photography have appeared in numerous publications, among them Huckberry, Active Junky, The Huffington Post, Denver Post, LIVE STRONG, Climbing, Urban Climber, and Deadpoint. Women’s empowerment is one of her biggest passions.