Ethan Gallogly, PhD (“Po”) has been a leader in the Sierra Club, the Cal Hiking and Outdoors Society (CHAOS) at UC Berkeley, and the Outdoors Club of Southern California. His boots have covered countless miles, including the John Muir Trail, the High Sierra Trail, the Oregon Section of the PCT, the Tahoe–Yosemite Trail, and the Theodore Solomons Trail.
He was a reviewer for the Wilderness Press guides: Sierra North, Sierra South, and Yosemite National Park and has read nearly every book on the history of the Sierra Nevada.
He has also hiked and explored mainland China, is fluent in Mandarin, and enjoys reading ancient Chinese poetry and philosophy.
While not hiking, he works as a Professor of Physical Sciences and is co-author of a widely-used textbook.
His future plans include hiking the Camino, the GR-10, and the full length of the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails.