Prolific Guidebook Author
Craig is an award-winning guidebook author, outdoors writer and photographer, ardent conservationist, and Northwest trails and hiking expert. He hikes, runs, paddles, and bikes and has written about these passions for more than two dozen publications, including; Seattle Met, Backpacker, Paddler, Northwest Runner, AMC Outdoors, Northwest Travel, and Outdoors NW. Craig writes weekly content for Hikeoftheweek.com and is the author of more than 25 books. He is currently working on several second editions to the popular Mountaineers Books’ Day Hiking series. Still curious?
In The News
In February of 2021 I was diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR), an auto-immune disease. I am determined to put it…Read More
I was deeply honored to be portrayed in my alumni magazine. Read full article here.Read More
It was my most successful Hike-a-thon, ever! Wow! I am still catching up on my rest and trying to catch up with my work after…Read More
Craig is a talented writer who holds a deep passion for the outdoors, trails, and hiking. If you're looking for someone who can write about a broad array of topics on the outdoors, Craig is your guy.
June 19, 2011
Author Romano’s hiking books are a wealth of knowledge.
Romano is one of the better guidebook authors around.
“Over more than 30 years devoted to exploring, hiking, documenting and publishing throughout the Northwest, Craig Romano . . . has become perhaps the top expert on Washington trails.”