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Aaron Theisen

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Aaron Theisen is an outdoors writer and photographer based in Spokane, Washington. He is co-author of Day Hiking Mount St. Helens (Mountaineers Books) and sole author of the forthcoming Day Hiking Western Montana's Glacier Country. In addition, his work has appeared in numerous outdoors and lifestyle publications, including Backpacker, Northwest Travel & Life, Montana, Distinctly Montana, Sandpoint and Adventures NW. Aaron also serves on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Northwest Trail Association.

Posts by Aaron Theisen

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  • 1
    What's your favorite mode of transportation? Why?

    A good, lightweight pair of trail-running shoes. There’s no better way to experience the landscape on a personal, profound level than on foot.

  • 2
    Have you ever been somewhere that was so bad you couldn't write about it?

    I’ve had food and drinks at numerous diners and dive bars in the rural northwest that I wouldn’t in good conscience send a reader. That said, these are uniformly the sorts of places that I encounter characters who range from the amusing to downright bizarre, and they provide ample material for stories in their own right.