Subject: Anjelica Avella

Anjelica Avella, Just a Fat Chica Moving mountains one dream at a time. When Anjelica is not helping kiddos as a speech therapist, you can find her in the San Gabriel mountains in Southern California. She is a plus size Mexican-American outdoor explorer taking up space and saving it for you, to create a more diverse and inclusive outdoors for all. Backpacking has changed, saved, and made her life better in so many ways. The hiking community has been a huge source of support, and she aspires to inspire others to chase after every outdoor dream they may have. Because, this is the way she sees the world, one step at a time. Your pace doesn’t matter, forward is forward.