Sandstone Press

Chris Townsend portrait

Chris Townsend

SHORTLISTED FOR TGO OUTDOOR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2015


Chris Townsend writes regularly for TGO Magazine and has written 22 books on the outdoors, including the award winning The Backpacker's Handbook; Scotland in Cicerone's World Mountain Ranges series; Crossing Arizona; the story of an 800 mile walk along the Arizona Trail; Walking the Yukon, the story of 1000 mile walk through the Yukon Territory; The Munros and Tops, the story of his continuous round and A Year In The Life of The Cairngorms, a photographic study. His recent publications with Sandstone Press feature two long-distance walks he undertook in the USA, Grizzly Bears and Razor Clams (2012) and Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles (2014).

Books by this author

Out There by Chris Townsend
​Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles by Chris Townsend
Grizzly Bears and Razor Clams  by Chris Townsend