ASJ Contributor Matt Johanson Wins National Outdoors Book Award

Johanson actively worked on the book for about two years, though decades of experiences inspired him to write it. A Bay Area native, Johanson moved to the Yosemite area in 1994 and discovered the appeal of hiking, climbing and skiing in the Sierra Nevada. He continued those pursuits after returning to the Bay Area and eventually began writing about them.

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