As a geologist, Kerry L. Burns explored the Tasmanian wilderness, the Australian outback, and Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego in South America. He is currently a geothermal energy consultant for projects around the world.
Cameron M. Burns is a climber, writer, and editor based in Colorado. He has been a reporter/correspondent/columnist with dozens of newspapers, magazines, and websites. He is author, coauthor, editor, and contributor of more than two dozen books about the outdoors.