About the Author
Seabury Blair, Jr. is the former outdoor columnist for the Bremerton Sun newspaper. Blair is also a hardcore backcountry skier and hiker. He created the "R&R" section for the Sun several years ago, a prototype for most of the outdoor-travel sections you now find in all Puget Sound papers. One of his most popular regular features was the Hike O' the Month, and he has contributed to the website for Go West. He is the author of The Creaky Knees Guide Washington, The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon, and two guides in the Day Hike! series: Olympic Peninsula and Columbia Gorge. He lives in Spokane, Washington, with his wife and mapmaker, Marlene. The author lives in Spokane, Washington.