David M. Glassman lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. At the age of 64, he began his first trek by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Since then, he has trekked four times in Nepal, originating in Kathmandu for the Everest, Langtang, Annapurna and Mustang National Parks. He has also trekked Parque Naciaonal Los Glaciares (Fitz Roy) in Argentina and Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Other trips include the Allagash River in Maine and the wilderness of Alaska.