| MARY MCINTYRE | Skier/Photographer/Writer/Adventurer | 


Published Work

▪ The Old Way: Rebuilding Ancient Routes Through Iceland, Freehub Volume Ten, Issue 1, Spring 2019

▪ Cover Shot, Freehub Volume Ten, Issue 1, Spring 2019

▪ Family Matters at the Blanket Glacier Chalet, The Ski Journal Vol. 12, January 2019

▪Latitudes: Zanskar Powder Magazine, October 2018

▪Raw Potential, Patagonia Journal Vol. 1 September 2018

▪Fishing for Friends, August 2018

▪The Trail In, Big Life Magazine, Fall 2018

▪Worst Laid Plans: Raft to Ski on the Middle Fork of the, May 2018

▪Mountains of the Moon, Sidetracked Magazine, Volume 11, 2018

▪Patagonia Catalog Spread, Patagonia Catalog, November 2017

▪An African Anomaly: Chasing Ice in Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains The Ski Journal, Volume Eleven, Number 3 2017

▪Photo Annual, Powder Magazine, December 2017

▪Exposure, Outside Magazine, November 2017

▪Way Back Where: Horseback-accessed Skiing in the Argentine Andes, Backcountry Magazine Online, Fall 2017

▪Kviar: Skiing the Forgotten Fjords of Iceland’s Northwest Peninsula, Outdoor Journal, Spring 2017

▪ Rubies in the Rough: Photographed by Mary McIntyre, Backcountry Magazine, March 2017

▪ British Colombia’s Newest Backcountry Lodge: Snowfall, Backcountry Magazine, February 2017

▪ Iceland in Flux: Iceland’s Westfjords are full of steep slopes that run straight to the shores of the north Atlantic. And as the fishing industry—once the main economy in the island—wanes, could those slopes offer an alternative industry? Backcountry Magazine Community Issue, January 2017

▪ Chadar Trek: 100 Miles on Zanskar’s Blanket of Ice, Outdoor Journal, Autumn 2015

▪ Mountain Skills: 12 Things I Learned at Icefall Lodge’s Ski Mountaineering Course on Backcountry Magazine, May 2015

▪ Nepal: A Change of Plans, Goal Zero, April 2015

▪ Navigating Baja: Little Town, Big Fish, National Geographic Adventure, April 2015



▪ University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

January 2012-May 2014 ▪ Double BS in Geography and Environmental Studies ▪ Minor in French

▪ University of California Santa Barbara, CA

September 2009-December 2011 ▪ Focus in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies

▪ University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

August -December 2011 ▪ Focus in Geography





▪ TEDxSLC Participant

June 2014 ▪ Lead discussion about Food Justice and Community Nutrition

▪ Continuing Student in Geography Scholarship

2013-2014 ▪ One year paid tuition through the University of Utah Geography Department

▪ Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

2014 ▪ Award of $1500 to facilitate with Food Justice research in low-income communities

▪ Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

2013 ▪ Award of $1500 to facilitate with paleoecology research





▪ Researcher

University of Utah Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, Salt Lake City, UT

November 2013-Present

▪ Investigate issues of Food Justice in a low-income community of Salt Lake City

▪ Create an Ethnographic recipe book about culturally-informed cooking and diverse approaches to health and nutrition


▪ Blogger

SLC Foodie, Salt Lake City, UT

May 2013-Present

▪ Produce 500 word blog posts about local restaurants, take photos to accompany write-ups

▪ Assist with event management and set-up

▪ Aid with recipe development for associated food blog



▪ Intern

Save Our Canyons, Salt Lake City, UT

June-August 2013

▪ Managed volunteer events and membership communications, contributed to blog posts

▪ Assisted with outreach programs and gathered signatures in support of a forthcoming Wilderness Bill

▪ Researched and developed a 5-page information packet about wilderness areas surrounding Salt Lake City

▪ Created a map in ArcMaps showing the environmental impact of a proposed ski development on USFS land in relation to the organization’s conservation efforts


▪ Laboratory Research Assistant

Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT

August 2012-May 2013

▪ Analyzed sediment cores to reconstruct ancient fire regimes and determine ecosystem response to climate change in Amazonian ecosystems

▪ Subsampled sediment cores, prepared subsamples for charcoal quantification



▪ Laboratory Research Assistant

UC Santa Barbara Marine Biology Lab, Goleta, CA

August-December 2010

▪Assisted with research concerning beach rehabilitation and the impact of wildfires on the surrounding region

▪ Dissected plant and animal specimens, prepared samples for isotope analysis


2 Comments resume

  1. Claire February 24, 2015 at 10:50 pm

    Hey Mary
    Loved the Icefall and Nepal photos! Have fun and good luck with the cookbook

    1. Mary McIntyre April 13, 2015 at 1:23 am

      Thanks Claire! Glad you enjoyed them. I shared some in Dropbox – let me know if you didn’t receive the email link for some reason.


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