About Hiking & Fishing

Hiking & Fishing is a resource to provide valuable knowledge to those seeking information on hiking, fishing, running, backcountry skiing, or just about any other activity in the great outdoors. We have partnerships with hiking guides, fishing guides, and other outdoor professionals to help provide the most accurate knowledge, advice, and guides.

Our mission is to make the outdoors more accessible, safer, and more respected by the general population through high quality digital content.


About Our Content Research And Development

All content published on hikingandfishing.com is planned, written, and edited by professionals with experience in the outdoors space. Content is well researched by a writing team member, and other experts are often used as advisers. Before publishing, our content is reviewed by multiple team members for accuracy, helpfulness, and overall quality. Our team is filled with individuals that have spent large portions of their lives, hiking, fishing, climbing, running, traveling, utilizing gear, and adventuring. Because of this, we take pride in our content, and strive for it to be as accurate and helpful as possible by utilizing research, well thought out opinions, and consulting other experts.


About The Founder

Max DesMaraisMax DesMarais is an avid outdoorsman that loves to share his experiences in the wilderness. He completed the NH 48 while at college at the University of New Hampshire, where his passion for fly fishing also began. He has years of experience hiking, trail running, fishing, backpacking, skiing, and showing others some of the most beautiful places New Hampshire has to offer.

Recently, Max finished the Colorado 14ers by checking off all 58 of the commonly listed 14,000 foot peaks in Colorado.

Max currently resides in Utah where he is exploring the mountains through trail running, hiking, backpacking, and backcountry skiing.

During the day, Max is a marketing strategist for Vital in Portsmouth, where he manages both paid and organic marketing efforts for clients in a wide variety of industries.

Max is a published author on various outdoor websites and digital marketing sites.


Max holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University Of New Hampshire.



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