Chris Barile, author of Base Camp Reno: 101 Hikes from Sage to Snow

Christopher and Elizabeth Barile have developed a passion for the natural world through hiking. They have hiked thousands of miles together while carrying their two young children on their backs. In addition to summiting over 150 peaks in the Greater Reno area, Christopher and Elizabeth have visited 40 U.S. national parks. Some of their other favorite outdoor activities include backpacking, camping, snowshoeing, and birding. Both Christopher and Elizabeth have advanced degrees in chemistry from Stanford University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Christopher is a chemistry professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Elizabeth is an artist and educator. Although they have published dozens of scientific papers, this work is their first book. The Bariles live in Reno, Nevada.

Base Camp Reno: 101 Hikes from Sage to Snow will be in hiking stores, bookstores and everywhere online April 5, 2022.