Our Team

Our team is made up of deeply-experienced outdoors, traveling, and active experts who know what they write about.  We are highly selective about who joins our team. All of GORP’s current and past writers have direct experience in the subjects they cover.

Alan Greenfield, Founder and Co-Editor

  • 30 years experience hiking, camping, paddling, and exploring
  • Author of several well-established outdoors books, including Hiking for Beginners and Hiking the Appalachian Trail
  • Regional Expertise:  Northeast and New England, Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes
  • Topical Expertise:  Hiking, hiking gear, camping, backpacking, road-tripping, state parks, national parks

Paul Miller, Co-Editor

  • 33 years outdoors experience
  • Regional Expertise: Mountain West, Midwest, Great Lakes
  • Topical Expertise: Skiing, hiking, fishing (including fly fishing and ice fishing), hunting, and cycling

Owen Johnson

  • 10 years outdoors experience
  • 4 years experience as an outdoors camp counselor and guide
  • Regional Expertise: Northern Rockies, Northwoods, Florida
  • Topical Expertise: Camping, paddling, hiking, hunting, skiing, and anything cold-weather

Adeline E.

  • 15 years outdoors experience
  • Wilderness First Aid certifications
  • Topical Expertise: Cycling, camping, active sports, travel

Hilary Cairns

  • 15 years outdoors experience
  • Topical Expertise: Travel, camping, hiking
  • Regional Expertise:  Southeast US and New England