"[Andrew] Skurka, Outside
magazine's 2010 'Adventurer of the Year,' packs his comprehensive guide with practical information about the best clothing, footwear, trekking poles, backpacks, sleeping bags, knives, shelter systems, and cooking gear that will help you plan your next trip."
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A graduate of Duke University, ANDREW SKURKA is a sponsored long-distance backpacker, paid speaker, and writer. He has hiked 25,000-plus miles since 2002, most recently on a 4,700-mile loop around Alaska and the Yukon. Named "Adventurer of the Year" by National Geographic Adventure
(describing him as "a Gen Y version of Thoreau") and "Person of the Year" by Backpacker Magazine
, he was also featured in Outside
and Men's Journal
. Skurka has appeared in numerous newspapers and television broadcasts.