REI San Francisco: Discover California’s Trans-Sierra Route

Co-founder of Trans-Sierra Xtreme (TSX) Challenge, Chris Casado is passionate about exploring the Sierra backcountry. He has spent countless summers camping in secluded lakes basins, crossing high alpine passes, following rushing rivers, and climbing majestic peaks. Join Chris for a … Read More

Pack-Check – Sports Basement San Francisco (Bryant)

If you’ll be joining a TSX Challenge trek please join us at a pack-check near you. Bring EVERYTHING you plan on taking on your trek. At the pack check, your guides will literally pull everything out of your pack to ensure you have all that you need, and more importantly, they will work with you to lighten up your pack. If you’ll be using a TSX provided pack, bring your items in a duffel bag, they’ll size you up and fit you at that time. Pack checks should take no more than 15 minutes and will take place on a drop-in, first come first serve basis. Look forward to meeting you there! … Read More

Sports Basement San Francisco (Bryant): An Inspirational Trek to to Mt. Whitney

This will be our third annual presentation at Sports Basement San Francisco (Bryant St). If you’re looking for the summer of a lifetime, look no further. Come join us to learn more about how you can join an inspirational trek to Mt. Whitney this summer. While some families go to the beach, you’re could be scaling Mt. Whitney : )

Please RSVP via facebook for this event or email us to confirm attendance.… Read More

That. Was. Fun.

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 … Read More

Join us at an REI near you

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 … Read More