TSX Pods and 2021 Trek Updates

Between the challenges of COVID and the California fires, we’re incredibly thankful for the Sierra and Grand Canyon backpacking experiences we we’ve been able to offer this year (view team pictures here!). We have an exciting 2021 trek schedule, and now is a great time to start planning a new adventure. Below are a few updates about…


Grand Canyon: Important November 30th Deadline

If you are considering a spring 2020 Grand Canyon Challenge trek with us, have friends who have expressed interest, or have already registered for a 2020 trek, please help us get the word out to sign up by November 30th. Due to Grand Canyon National Park’s permitting process, we cannot guarantee Grand Canyon Challenge trek…


Leave It All Behind

Meetings, social media, homework, anxiety, self-doubt… whatever’s holding you back, leave your daily hustle behind this spring and reset by spending three nights backpacking through one of the most inspirational settings on Earth. Our March, April and May 2020 Grand Canyon Challenge treks are easy to join. Just bring your mental toughness, positive attitude, and…


Hell For Sure Challenge Update

To our extended TSX family, I’m writing to give you an update on our latest inspirational backpacking trek, the Hell For Sure Challenge and inform you of new dates, paces, and… pack horses… for 2018! As a reminder, we launched the Hell For Sure Challenge last fall as a complement to our Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge…


Colby Pass History and Route

We recently discovered a Sierra Club trip report on Colby Pass from 1920. If you have hiked the route over Colby Pass, this is definitely something you’ll appreciate. Looking up at Colby Pass from Colby Lake, the route can appear intimidating. There’s no doubt certain moments and experiences from the route are seared into memory….


New! Hell For Sure Challenge

After years of searching for the perfect route to complement our Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge and Grand Canyon Challenge experiences, we’ve found it! Introducing the Hell For Sure Challenge, a new experience by TSX. Nestled deep in the Sierra between Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Park, is an oft unspoken region of wilderness that remains untamed….


TSX Route – Trail Conditions Update

One of the best things about our Trans-Sierra route is that we travel the paths less traveled. Sometimes that means we won’t know trail conditions until we’re actually on the trail. There is very little trail information available for the first five days of the trek – our group departing next week could very well…

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Grand Canyon Challenge kick-off!

Welcome spring! We can’t wait to get into the Canyon in a few short days to kick off one of the most memorable and inspirational events in the Grand Canyon state. From a shared idea between two old college friends only a few short years ago, the Grand Canyon Challenge has quickly become recognized as…