Andy Hall

Lifelong Alaskan Andy Hall is the author Denali’s Howl, The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America’s Wildest Peak, a non-fiction account of the tragic 1967 Wilcox Expedition. Andy lived in Mount McKinley National Park as a child; his father was superintendent there when the accident occurred. Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and has enjoyed a long career in Alaska as writer and editor, working at several small newspapers and for 16 years as editor and publisher of Alaska magazine and general manager of The Milepost. In addition being an author, he is a commercial salmon fisherman in Cook Inlet and a ski coach at Chugiak High School. He lives in Chugiak, Alaska with his wife, Melissa DeVaughn, and their two children, Roan and Reilly.