Michael Levy is a freelance journalist and the editor-at-large for Climbing and Ascent magazines. He is also an editor at the American Alpine Journal and an editor of Alpina, the mountaineering section of Appalachia, America's longest-running journal of mountaineering and conservation. He was formerly the senior associate editor at Rock and Ice, Climbing, Ascent, and Gym Climber magazines.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, Outside, Climbing, Rock and Ice, Ascent, Appalachia, Mountain Gazette, and Climb, 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.