VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

Linda Liscom

Hiking anything "lost"—including California's misty, mythical Lost Coast—is right up Linda Liscom's alley. She began her adventurous writing/photography career in the '60s as an expedition cook for Sierra Club hikes and scuba trips to remote locations. Since then, Linda has spent 20 years leading treks for Mountain Travel-Sobek.