The people running, writing, and shooting photos for Sierra Trail Runs
Publisher and Contributors
Carrying on a tradition of authoritative information, user-friendly design, fine photography, the highest production values, and abuse-proof binding, is headed by Amber Johnstone and Jeff Achey. Wolverine Publishes guides to climbing, hiking, snow, whitewater, and now trail running.
- Kris Hohag
Equipped with a pen, gifted with a voice, Kris Hohag, aka Kwa-Z, is an artist, father, and educator in the Eastern Sierra. A citizen of the Bishop Paiute tribe, and a descendent of the Mono Lake Kutzadika Paiute Tribe, he founded to offer local indigenous cultural ecotourism and promote tribal business leadership. Legendary Skies Enterprises works to promote wellness, prosperity and sustainability for all indigenous communities, with a particular focus on youth.
- Scott Johnston
Scott is one of the founders and head coach at , the foremost training and education resource for mountain sport athletes. Along with Steve House, Scott co-wrote two of the most important books for mountain sport athletes; Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete and Training for the Uphill Athlete, along with Kilian Jornet.
- Allan Pietrasanta
Allan has been enjoying the delights of the Sierra Nevada for over 50 years during all four seasons of the sun. His hiking, skiing, running, climbing and picnicking adventures have taken him all over the range. He is always looking forward to the next opportunity to get out and spend time above timberline.
- Karen and Howie Schwartz
Howie and Karen are both enthusiastic trail runners and mountain athletes who have lived together in Bishop, California since 2001. Howie is a UIAGM mountain guide and an owner/manager of . Karen was the mayor of Bishop in 2018 and 2022, and is manager of their business, , a mountain shop and climbing gym on Main Street.
- Ann Piersall Logan
Ann is the artist behind . She lives in Bishop, California, on the eastside of the beautiful Sierra Nevada. Ann’s art is inspired by the colors, geometry, and adventures of the places that she loves.
Sierra Trail Runs was produced by PatitucciPhoto, a team of professional photographers, content providers and mountain sport athletes. Based between Bishop, California and Interlaken Switzerland, PatitucciPhoto provides commercial photo shoots, editorial features, project development, and stock licensing for the outdoor industry’s leading brands.