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Julian Smith

Julian Smith



Julian Smith's writing on science, travel and the outdoors has appeared in Smithsonian, Wired, Outside, National Geographic Traveler, New Scientist, Discover, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and US News & World Report. He's the author of guidebooks to everywhere from Virginia to El Salvador, as well as the award-winning "Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Odyssey of Love and Adventure." He lives, runs, mountain bikes, snowboards and climbs in Portland, Oregon, where he puts the latest family gear through its paces with the help of his wife and two very active girls.

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