Freddie Wilkinson is a New England-based professional climber, mountain guide, and outdoor writer. He has made numerous first ascents on difficult peaks in Alaska, Patagonia, and the Himalaya. In 2007, the American Alpine Club awarded him the Robert Hicks Bates Award for outstanding accomplishment by a young climber. His writing frequently appears in the climbing media, including Climbing Magazine, Rock and Ice, Alpinist, and the American Alpine Journal.
Wilkinson lives in Madison, New Hampshire, in a 12 x 12 cabin with no running water and a "super-fast" wireless internet connection. His first book, One Mountain Thousand Summits, will be released in July, 2010, by New American Library. To learn more, visit his website: The Nameless Creature.