REI Fresno: Backpacking the Central Sierra

Come explore a slice of local wilderness south Yosemite and north of Kings Canyon. Chris Casado, co-founder of the Hell For Sure Challenge, has spent countless summers camping in secluded lakes basins, crossing high alpine passes, following rushing rivers, and … Read More

REI Sacramento: Backpacking the Central Sierra

Excited to bring a new talk to REI Sacramento, and sharing the love for a region that is majestic, and close to our heart. Join us to explore a slice of under-appreciated wilderness south Yosemite and north of Kings Canyon.… Read More

REI Roseville: Discover California’s Trans-Sierra Route

We look forward to talking Mt. Whitney in the greater Sacramento area! Join us in Roseville, CA to learn everything you need to know to complete a mutli-night trans-Sierra backpacking trek to the summit of the highest peak in the contiguous 48 states, Mt. Whitney.… Read More

REI Stockton: Backpacking the Grand Canyon

Please register below to join the inspirational TSX talk on Backpacking the Grand Canyon at REI Stockton. No matter your age, backpacking the Grand Canyon can be a life-changing experience. Co-founder of the Grand Canyon Challenge, Chris Casado is passionate … Read More

REI Sacramento: Backpacking the Grand Canyon

Please register below to join the inspirational TSX talk on Backpacking the Grand Canyon at REI Sacramento. No matter your age, backpacking the Grand Canyon can be a life-changing experience. Co-founder of the Grand Canyon Challenge, Chris Casado is passionate … Read More

REI Chandler: Backpacking the Grand Canyon

Join us for an inspirational and informative talk on Backpacking the Grand Canyon at REI Phoenix / Chandler. Co-founder of the Grand Canyon Challenge, Andy Wagemaker is passionate about exploring one of our world’s natural wonders. He’s spent countless days … Read More

Trees Have Hearts

Sharing some high-Sierra love, on this Happy Valentine’s Day. This picture was taken while hiking the trail between Mt. Whitney and Chicken Spring lake, on the Pacific Crest Tail, on the final day of the Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge.