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Ruth D Mendenhall

RUTH DYAR MENDENHALL happily combined mountaineering, rock climbing, skiing, fishing, backpacking, and outdoor cookery for more than three decades in wild parts of the western United States, Canada, and elsewhere. Her experiences resulted in articles in Summit, Desert, National Parks and other outdoor magazines, and she was editor of the American Alpine Club's News for several years. Ruth's culinary expertise was given wide exposure in her two previous books, Backpack Cookery and Backpack Techniques; she was also the author, with her husband, John, of Introduction to Rock and Mountain Climbing and Beginner's Guide to Rock and Mountain Climbing.
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