Author: Dan Nelson

Over the past 30 years, Dan has written for Men’s Journal, Backpacker, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, USA Today, CNN, The Seattle Times, The Washington Trails Association, and other publications, including his own online journal, He has authored 17 guidebooks, served as contributing editor to 5 National Geographic Books on National Parks, and launched a number of popular guidebook series with The Mountaineers Books including the Day Hiking series, Snowshoe Routes series, and Best Hikes with Dogs series.