Stacy Bare is a climber, skier, and U.S. veteran. He received received a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq from 2006-2007. Bare was the 2014 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and the 2015 SHIFT Conservation Athlete of the Year. He served as the director of Sierra Club Outdoors from 2012 to 2018, and he co-founded the Great Outdoors Lab in 2014 to put scientifically defensible data behind the idea of time outside as healthcare in partnership with Dr. Dacher Keltner at the Greater Good Science Center at UC-Berkeley. He also served as the National Board Director of the American Alpine Club from 2015 to 2018.
Bare recently produced Adventure Not War, a short film about a ski-mountaineering trip back to Iraq, in which Bare’s goal was to “rewrite the ending of his story” in Iraq.