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
A description of how the Grand Canyon was made can range from the complex to super complex. Instead of complexity, I heard the following description of the formation of the Grand Canyon by a park ranger – DUDE. D- … Continued
I just got back from a four day, three night backpacking trip in the Grand Canyon on the Tonto Trail from the Bright Angel trailhead to the Hermit trailhead. For those of you with an itch to do the Grand Canyon, I’m going to detail for you a perfect, must-do moderate 4 day, 3 night itinerary. Pictures of this Grand Canyon trek will not do it justice.