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
I was interviewed for an Outside Magazine feature on the best hikes near Seattle. Here is what I had to…Read More
Thank the Ancient Celts for giving us this holiday—Irish and Scottish immigrants for bringing it to America—and Madison Avenue for helping to make it so…Read More
With more than 5 million annual visitors, the Grand Canyon is our 4th most visited national park. And if you’ve ever experienced the grandeur of…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.”