Sarah Garlick is a writer and educator specializing in Earth and environmental science. Sarah is the author of the award-winning book Flakes, Jugs & Splitters: A Rock Climber’s Guide to Geology and is the founder/director of GeoReach, an organization dedicated to science outreach and communication. She was chosen as a Fellow for the National Science Foundation’s Center for the Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE) over two consecutive year-long terms and she acted as science editor for the geological journal Rocky Mountain Geologyfor five years. Sarah is also an active rock and ice climber. She has established first ascents of rock walls in Greenland, the Middle East, and Newfoundland, and she’s scaled alpine routes in Patagonia, Peru, and the Canadian Rockies. She lives in North Conway, New Hampshire, where she currently serves as the Northeast Community Programs Coordinator for the American Alpine Club.
Recently Sarah curated a traveling panel exhibition, To the Extremes: The Geology of Adventure in the White Mountains, for the Museum. The show, 24 photographic and text panels that detail the connections between geological history and recreation in the White Mountains, has been on view at the Mount Washington Observatory in North Conway since March. Sarah is currently working to curate the Museum’s second exhibition, Beyond Granite: The Geology of Adventure, which will open in the museum space in March, 2014.