Trail running the Taboose Pass Trail in Califorina's Sierra Nevada during a winter storm

How to Trail Run in the Sierra Nevada | Part 3: Tips & Gear

The right trail running gear can make a huge difference to the outcome of your day. Don’t let poor gear be the subject of the stories you tell. Your memories should be about sunrises and sunsets, summit views and the feeling of running wild, not about blisters, an abraded back, poor stitching or leaky rain jackets.

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Trail running the Big Pine Creek to Vagabond and Cloud Ripper running tour. Sierra Nevada, California

How to Trail Run in the Sierra Nevada | Part 2: Choosing the Right Trail Run

Beyond the occasional rolled ankle or knee pain, trail running doesn’t feel like a very threatening sport. But for everyone from beginners to the very experienced, there are numerous objective hazards to consider. In just the last few years, I have lost a couple of friends and known of many others who didn’t make it home from their daily run. Variables pop up in the mountains and experience is what allows you to manage them. Trail running should be taken seriously. 

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