Chip Rawlins is an American writer, and the co-author of The Complete Walker IV with Colin Fletcher. He also publishes under the name, C. L. Rawlins . Rawlins is a non-fiction writer, poet, outdoor guide and instructor. Previous jobs include: firefighter, science editor, and field hydrologist.
Rawlins was born in Laramie, Wyoming. He went to Utah State University and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. He lives in Laramie, where he has served as president of the Wyoming Outdoor Council and on the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He has also lived in New Zealand .
- A Ceremony on Bare Ground (1985)
- Sky's Witness: A year in the Wind River Range (Henry Holt, 1993)
- Broken Country: Mountains and Memory (Henry Holt, 1996)
- In Gravity National Park (University of Nevada, 1998)
- The Complete Walker IV (Alfred A. Knopf, 2002)
- USFS National Primitive Skills Award
- 1999 Poetry Prize from the Mountain and Plains Booksellers Association
- Stegner Fellowship
- "Naturalist characters in fiction". ASLE - The Association for the Study of Literature & Environment. Archived from the original on 22 May 2008.
- Marston, Betsy (20 February 1995). "Dear Friends". High Country News.
- "Rawlins, C. L". Wyoming Authors Wiki. Archived from the original on 1 May 2008.
- "About the Authors: Colin Fletcher and C. L. Rawlins". Random House.
- Debevoise, Nancy. "Farewell to Chip Rawlins & Darrel Short". Frontline Newsletter. Wyoming Outdoor Council. Archived from the original on 13 October 2008.
- "Stegner Fellowship – Complete List of Stegner Fellows". Creative Writing Program. Stanford University.