Jeremy Schmidt is a writer and photographer specializing in natural science, conservation and adventure travel. He is the author or co-author of more than fifteen books and hundreds of articles for magazines, including Audubon, Equinox, International Wildlife, National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Outside, GEO and others. His collaboration with Pat Morrow covers several decades of global adventuring, resulting in articles for numerous magazines and the book Himalayan Passage, winner of the first Barbara Savage Award for adventure writing. Jeremy is a founding faculty member of the Jackson Hole Writers Conference, a Fulbright Scholar in the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and a popular expert for National Geographic Expeditions trips worldwide. He lives with his wife in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.