The snow build up in the Sierra is going to make for an incredible summer in the back country. Here are a few shots from the summer following our last big wet winter (2011).
Over the last five years we’ve been fortunate to take our story on the road to REI locations throughout California, educating and inspiring individuals young and old to experience some of the most remote, least traveled regions of our nation’s … Continued
2016 Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge recap To the participants and volunteers who contributed to our 2016 Trans-Sierra summer treks, thank you for making this summer among our most memorable. Our 3 teams, pictured above and below, ranged from 14 to 74 … Continued
TSX was recently invited to provide input on proposed changes to management of the area around Mt. Whitney in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. As part of the Park’s recently completed Wilderness Stewardship Plan, commercial activity within the newly … Continued
When we started our late April trek into the Canyon, there was snow on the roads heading into the park. On the trail we experienced rain and hail, heard thunder, and felt the warmth of the sun while swimming in the … Continued
Tomorrow we begin a series of 19 talks at REI locations throughout California dedicated to motivating and inspiring individuals of all ages to set and reach ambitious goals like summiting Mt. Whitney, or hiking to the bottom of the Grand … Continued
In 1993 my parents put my 12 year old sister, center with red had, on a week-long trans-Sierra hike to Mt. Whitney with TSX Co-Founder and 5th grade teacher, Mike Murphy, far left. What were they thinking?! As it turns … Continued
By Kenneth Kann It was my wife Stephanie who discovered the TSX Challenge. She sent me a link to the Website. I scanned the site and shot back, “Let’s do it!” She responded, “Really?” I should have paused. The “X” … Continued