Garrett Conover

Garrett Conover

Garrett Conover is best known for his years as co–proprietor of North Woods Ways, the classically resonant traditional canoe and snowshoe guiding service leading wilderness trips in Maine, Quebec, and Labrador. In 2008 he started work as one of the Assistant Managers of Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary. Garrett is author of Beyond the Paddle. His most recent book, Kristin’s Wilderness, has won four awards. The Snow Walker’s Companion was co–authored with Alexandra Conover, and is now in its third printing. Garrett Conover standing in the snowGarrett lives along the Big Wilson Stream in Maine, a scant few miles and in the same watershed as Borestone Mountain. In addition to co–leading special trips with Alexandra, writing and photography are continuing interests, and Garrett remains in demand as a presenter of North Woods Skills Workshops and Adventure Travel Slideshows where the narration weaves a bit of history, how–to, natural history, and the intrigue of glorious trails.