My first ever ultra-run, completed with my inspiring and kickass friend Nina. Check out the ideas, doubts, and sweat I endured during this 15-hour day.
Overview: 46 miles, 11k elevation gain
Catch the sunrise at Glacier Point, one of Yosemite’s premier lookout spots, and embark on a grueling reverse-summit adventure.
Overview: 17 miles, 5k elevation gain
Summit the tallest peak in Utah at 13,527 ft. on a 2-3 day backpacking trip – or do as we did, and knock it out in a day.
Overview: 28.8 miles, 4.1k elevation gain
One long road trip and one gnarled road to the trailhead lead Nina and I to the base of Nevada’s tallest mountain; Boundary Peak. Read about our hike up and tips for future climbers.
Overview: 10.4 miles, 4k elevation gain
California’s third-tallest mountain stands above every other highpoint in Mono County, the White Mountains, and is just 250′ shorter than Mt. Whitney. This undemanding hike takes hikers up a gravel 4WD road straight to the summit.
Overview: 15 miles, 2.5k – 3.5k elevation gain
Explore one of the most beautiful high-altitude lakes in the John Muir Wilderness, Steelhead Lake (10,350’), while trekking through an awe-inspiring High Sierra canyon.
Overview: 11.5 miles, 2,510 ft. elevation gain
Bag the tallest peak of the Greenhorn Mountains at 8,295 ft. and enjoy dizzying mountain views, tucked away in the Sequoia National Forest.
Overview: 3.4 miles, 1100 feet elevation gain
Summit the Bay Area’s tallest mountain for a fun, challenging day hike. Mt. Diablo has the second largest visual prominence in the world, behind Mt. Kilimanjaro, making it just as impressive as it is isolated from any other peak.
Overview: 13.2 miles, 3.2k elevation gain
Photos from my first 2012 climb of Mt. Whitney with Dad.
Overview: 22 miles, 6.2k elevation gain
Photos from my first summit of Mt. Shasta with Dad and our friend, Brian.
Overview: 11 miles, 7.3k elevation gain