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Chris Townsend

tgo Newsquest Magazines, United Kingdom

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  • OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2010
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Chris Townsend, is a freelance author and photographer. The 15 books he has already published include “The Backpacker’s Handbook” (3rd edition), “Crossing Arizona”, “Walking the Yukon” and “The Munros and Tops”. He has also gone on many long-distance hikes himself, up to 3,000 miles long. He writes regularly for TGO, a British mountaineering and hiking magazine. (September 2010)