Checking the map below Mount Baker on the Pacific Northwest Trail The Spring issue of The Great Outdoors (it fits between the May and June issues) is out now and it's a bumper issue with the theme of Fast and Light. I have to say I'm no longer in the first ...
- Outdoor Writer and Photographer, present
Townsend is passionate about wild places and makes a living writing and photographing them and the gear and techiques needed for backpacking and hiking. He has written many books on the outdoors including the award winning The
Backpacker’s Handbook, The
Munros and Tops, an account of his continuous round of all the 3000 foot
summits in Scotland,
the first time this walk had been done, Crossing Arizona, the story of his hike on the Arizona Trail and Walking the Yukon, the story of a 1000 mile hike from SE Alaska to the Arctic. His latest books are Scotland in Cicerone's World Mountain Series and his first book of photographs, A Year In The Life Of The Cairngorms.
Chris has also hiked the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail and was the first person to hike the length of the Canadian Rockies. Chris lives in the Cairngorms National Park.
- St David's University College, Lampeter
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