Caroline Van Hemert

Caroline Van Hemert is an author, adventurer, and wildlife biologist. Her book The Sun is a Compass: My 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds, won the Banff Mountain Book Award for Adventure Travel and was cited as one of the best outdoor books of 2019 by Outside, Bustle, and Forbes. With her husband and two young sons, she divides her time between a cozy home in downtown Anchorage and a remote, off-the-grid cabin near Haines, Alaska.