When I first came to Bishop, I kept seeing Ann’s art on hats, in businesses, on the walls of just about every friends’ house. Her skylines and bold lines became part of how I see the Sierra. For me and the rest of our guidebook team, we are stoked to see her work on the cover of Sierra Trail Runs and on the pages introducing each chapter.Read More
Two of the world’s premier trail running venues, California’s Sierra Nevada and the Swiss Alps, are where we have spent the bulk of the last 30 years. The enthusiasm we have for running through these ranges resulted in our producing the trail running guidebooks to both. Sierra Trail Runs will be released in 2022 and Run the Alps Switzerland was published in 2018. Along with Run the Alps Switzerland came Elevation : The Alps Trail & Peak Running Resource, which launched with 30 runs but today has 80, including two multi day runs we developed ourselves, the Via Grischuna and what we feel is the greatest run in the Alps, the Via Valais.Read More
In 20+ years of mountain sport projects, from Himalayan climbing expeditions to skiing in North Korea to editorial and commercial shoots in mountain ranges all over the world, I have never enjoyed my work so much as I did while producing the Sierra Trail Runs book.
Like so many things, it all started with a wild idea. “We should do a trail running guide for the Sierra.” At the time, it came out of nowhere while, appropriately, trail running in the Sierra.
Today, just over a year later, we’re launching Sierra Trail Runs : A Guide to the Eastside just ahead of the photo guidebook that’s coming later this year.Read More