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.Read More
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.
The alarm jolts you awake and brings you present to a warm, silent night. An infinite sky hangs above full of stars. Coffee needs brewing.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.