Joe Grant – Self-Powered Alpine Adventurer

Joe Grant is a highly accomplished professional ultra-runner and all-around endurance athlete who has completed some of the endurace world’s most challenging events—several Hardrock 100s, UTMB 100, Western States 100, and Bighorn 100, as well as the Arizona… Read More

Ben Masters – Conservation Through Innovative Filmmaking

Ben Masters is a filmmaker and conservationist whose work explores some of the most important conservation challenges facing the American West today. He was the mastermind behind the award-winning documentary Unbranded, which tells the story of Ben and his three… Read More

Andrew Skurka – Blazing a New Trail Across the West

Andrew Skurka is a highly accomplished adventure athlete who is most well known for his long-distance solo backpacking trips, including the 4,700-mile Alaska-Yukon Expedition, the 6,875-mile Great Western Loop, and the 7,775-mile Sea-to-Sea Route. He has also completed… Read More

Lloyd Athearn – Protecting and Preserving Colorado’s Highest Peaks

Lloyd Athearn is the Executive Director of the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI), a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and preserve the natural integrity of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks through active stewardship and public education.  CFI’s work includes building… Read More

Our Gear and the Stories That Go With It

I’m a huge fan of Patagonia – the gear, the company’s mission, the company’s founder, and the lifestyle that the brand promotes.  If you don’t know much about the company, I suggest reading this article about Patagonia’s founder… Read More