Michael Levy is the editor and publisher of Summit Journal, America's original climbing magazine, founded in 1955. 

He also serves as an editor at the American Alpine Journal, and an editor at Appalachia, America's longest-running journal of mountaineering and conservation. He was formerly a senior editor at Rock and Ice, Climbing, and Ascent magazines.

His work has appeared in The New York Times, Outside, Men’s Journal, Sierra, Climbing, Sidetracked, and Mountain Gazette, among other publications.

He has climbed all over the world, from the big walls of Yosemite to the limestone cliffs of Southeast Asia; from the the peaks in the Alaska Range to those in the Cordillera Blanca.


Photo: Michael Levy climbing in the Polish Jura, Poland. Photo by CCD Fotografia.

Michael Levy climbing in the Polish Jura, Poland.