Backpacking for Couples

About Us

Doug and Carol at the Grand CanyonCarol and Douglas Cornell are Michigan-born adventurers. Douglas, who has had photos published in Backpacker Magazine, also creates instrumental music, produces videos, and plays guitar in the rock band The Dirt Surfers.

Doug and Carol are dedicated to keeping themselves in shape, both physically and mentally. During the week and on many weekends, they can be found riding their tandem touring bicycle around Mid-Michigan. During the winter, Doug competes in many Nordic (cross-country) ski races. Carol enjoys taking care of their grandson, Ciaran.

Carol works full-time as a Obstetrics R.N. and Douglas is a self-employed I.T. consultant.