Kate Clow is the originator of the Lycian Way, Turkey's first long-distance walking route, and the St Paul Trail, in the Taurus mountains. She is British/Turkish and has been exploring Turkey's mountains for 20 years. She is now head of the Culture Routes Society, a Turkish charity dedicated to making new routes, preserving old roads and assisting villagers along the routes to benefit from sustainable tourism. She has been walking in various seasons in the Kackar since 1992 and knows the people, old roads and monuments and the mountains well. Chris Gardner is a botanic guide and author of 'The Plant Hunters', a history of plant exploration. He is married to a Turkish botanist from the Black Sea and knows intimately the flora of these remarkable mountains. He leads botanic tours for Greentours.