|Bill Becher writes about and photographs
adventures in the outdoors including: fly fishing, hiking, river and
sea kayaking, spelunking, bird watching, camping, white-water rafting,
rock and ice climbing, trail riding, mountaineering, canyoneering, road,
track and mountain biking, scuba
diving, shark diving, race car driving, cross-country, randonee and downhill skiing, snowshoeing, paragliding, soaring,
4-wheeling, geocaching, adventure racing and backpacking. He also covers fitness, environmental
conservation issues and reviews outdoor gear.
Bill's work has appeared in the
Angeles Times, the New York Times, Outside Magazine, National Geographic
Adventure, Men's Journal, Sport Diver, the International Herald Tribune, the Daily News of Los Angeles, Variety,
LA Weekly, Mammoth Monthly, Eastside Magazine, Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Salt Lake Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Paddler, on the New York Times Syndicate, at ESPNoutdoors.com,
and in many other publications.
articles and photos have won state and national awards.
Bill wrote and photographed the "Extreme Escapes" adventure travel series
for the MediaNews Group and edited OUT THERE - the edgier outdoor
and adventure travel section in the LA Weekly. He is also the California
Field Editor for Southwest and Northwest Fly Fishing magazines.