Author: Brendan Leonard

The 8 Best Long-Haul Backpacking Trails

The 8 Best Long-Haul Backpacking Trails

Memorial Day is just a couple weeks away, which kicks off long-distance hiking season for many. With that in mind, we present some of our favor [...]
Climbing Legend Charlie Porter Climbed Everything and Said Nothing

Climbing Legend Charlie Porter Climbed Everything and Said Nothing

In a career full of superhuman stories, Charlie Porter’s 1975 climb on Baffin Island’s Mt. Asgard stands out: He took a month just to ski in al [...]
‘Utahlorado’ Is An Idea For A Mega-State Of Awesomeness

‘Utahlorado’ Is An Idea For A Mega-State Of Awesomeness

We love this story from a few years back, pitching the idea of merging two of our fave outdoor states. What’s not to love here? Too good of a p [...]
The Bizarre, Painful Appeal of Off-Width Climbing

The Bizarre, Painful Appeal of Off-Width Climbing

Off-width climbing is antithetical to not only the sexiness of climbing, but the sexiness of almost all adventure sports. It is less the ballet [...]
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