Tim Rowland

Tim Rowland is a columnist, outdoors writer and New York Times best-selling author. He is a columnist for Herald-Mail Media in Hagerstown, Maryland, and a regular contributor to the Adirondack Explorer, Adirondack Life and Cato’s Regulation magazine.


He has authored a number of books, including histories of the Adirondacks and Western Maryland mountains. He has also written the Strange and Obscure series, collections of historical essays focusing on lesser known aspects of American history, including the bestseller Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War.


Tim is co-owner of High Peaks Publishing, which produces books and is parent company of Jay Community News and Adirondack Arts & Entertainment.


An avid outdoorsman, Tim has climbed in the Himalayas, hiked the Inca Trail, trekked throughout Europe and ridden a bicycle across the United States. He has climbed all 46 Adirondack High Peaks over 4,000 feet.

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