Author Mike Gauthier is a veteran climber and the lead climbing and mountain rescue ranger at Mount Rainier -- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
If you're looking for an experienced author, it doesn't get much better...[Gauthier is] the lead climbing ranger at the park. -- Everett Herald
About the Author
Mike Gauthier is Lead Climbing Ranger at Mount Rainier National Park. In 1998, he was named a Wilderness Rescue Hero by the American Red Cross. In 2004, Men's Journal named him one of the 25 Toughest Men in America. He lives in Mount Rainier National Park.