Peter Potterfield


Journalist Peter Potterfield has written more than a dozen books on outdoor adventure. He has contributed to Outside, Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic, Adventure, and other major magazines. He helped develop online adventure reporting as editor of and was a finalist for the National Magazine Award for General Excellence as editor of Pacific Northwest magazine. Potterfield is current editor of Great He most recently published Classic Hikes of the World (WW Norton, 2005).

“Potterfield brings savvy insights, practical planning tips, detailed route info and a refreshingly stoked, conversation tones. (Classic Hikes) can be hauled at least as fare ad the trail head…but far more transportable is the inspiration Classic Hikes evokes.”
—Los Angeles Times

Hear the National Public Radio interview with Peter Potterfield from Washington, DC.

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