Adventures in the Sierras
Matt Johanson, Teacher at Castro Valley High School and advisor to the Olympian
In addition to being a teacher, Matt Johanson is the author of several books about sports, the outdoors, education and politics for California newspapers and magazines. His books include: Sierra Summits: A Guide to 50 Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light, Yosemite Adventures: 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks, and Game of My Life: San Francisco Giants. He has hiked, climbed, and skied the Sierra Nevada his entire life. He lives in Castro Valley and teaches social studies and journalism at Castro Valley High School.