David Fanning has been hiking in Colorado since the early 1970s. He is a member of the Poudre Wilderness Volunteers and the Nordic Rangers, Forest Service volunteer groups acting as backcountry rangers on northern Colorado hiking and skiing trails. He has spent the past three summers hiking The Colorado Trail. His book, in which he interviews people traveling the trail, is called Voices of The Colorado Trail. It will be available in March 2017.
Thin ice and polar bears are only two of the dangers of working on the ice in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Journalist David Fanning's funny and detailed account of a month spent doing polar research with a small team of oceanographers is sure to convince you to spend your own holiday adventures in a warmer location.