About Kim McCarrel

kimmccarrelKim McCarrel has been an avid trail rider for over 20 years and has ridden the horse trails all over Oregon and SW Washington. Her trail guidebooks are “must haves” for Pacific Northwest trail riders.

Kim began writing guidebooks for horseback riders in 2002. She has since explored, mapped, and written about trails and horse camps throughout Oregon and SW Washington. Her newest book, published in February 2017, is Riding the Metolius-Windigo Trail:  Through-Riding Central Oregon’s Iconic 150-Mile Horse Trail.  The book has been enthusiastically received by riders from all over the Northwest.

Kim resides in Bend, Oregon with her husband Steve, two Portuguese Water Dogs, and her two Tennessee Walker mares, Jane and Tex.