In this video, I walk through my gear during a 9-day summer trek in the high mountains of the western US. This was a trip with friends and family – 3 other adults and four children ages 7-11. We moved camps every day but one, and spent 70% of our miles off-trail, with camps up to about 11,600 feet. Scroll down for gear notes and trip photos!
The world is full of beautiful, inspiring places. Discover stories about some of them here, whether they lie in your backyard or beyond.
My Fryatt Valley Hike trip report – photos, gear notes, planning and prep.
Ryan interviews Andrew Marshall about his recent thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail. They talk about snow, gear, training, and more.
A narrative about Andrew Marshall’s thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail during a big snow year.
A quick, weekend trip into the Medicine Bow Range creates the background for this story of navigation technique and philosophy.
Unseasonably cold May temperatures and a winter storm warning were too much to pass up, so we set out for an overnighter in SE Wyoming.
On the leading edge of the last bomb cyclone storm cycle that hit the Rockies and Midwest this spring (April 2019), I was hoping to get in a quick 24-hour trip up in the high country of Wyoming’s Snowy Range.
My intention was to link the most active volcanoes of the island. I would travel 410 miles on my fat bike, carrying all of my own food and gear, combining mountaineering and fat biking in the traverse.
Ryan and Stephanie Jordan venture into Idaho’s Sawtooth range for a couples backpacking trip.
Lightweight backpacking in winter: field notes from SE Wyoming – tarp camping, firebuilding, wood stove cooking, and more (VIDEO).