Kerasote writes for Outside, Audubon, and other magazines. Birth date March 17, 1950, US citizen. He has participated in and led many backcountry trips. They have included mountaineering, desert and jungle crossings, skiing, dog sledding, river descents by canoe and kayak, and ocean sea kayaking. They have taken place in Alaska, the Northwest Territories, Nunavat, Greenland, the U.S. and Canadian Rocky Mountains, the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps, Central America, the Chilean and Argentine Andes, East and Southern Africa, the Pakistani Karakoram, the Indian and Nepalese Himalaya, Tibet, China, Siberia, Tasmania, and New Zealand.