About the Author
Mike McQuaide is a freelance writer and frequent contributor to The Seattle Times. His articles have been published in Runner’s World, Outside, USA Today, Adventure Cyclist, Trail Runner, and many other publications and websites. Mike is an avid trail runner and triathlete, as well as a mountaineer, snowboarder, and cyclist. He’s been hiking and running Northwest trails for 20 years and is the author of Day Hike! Central Cascades. The author lives in Bellingham, WA.