March 8

Celebrating Trails with a Calendar Year Triple Crown

By: Heather “Anish” Anderson It’s a coveted pursuit in the world of backpacking–comprised of the 2,100+ mile Appalachian Trail, the 2,600+ mile Pacific Crest Trail, and the 3,000+ mile Continental Divide Trail. It crosses three spines of the United States through myriad biomes from Basin and Range to Mojave Desert and lush pine and deciduous forests. … Continue reading “Celebrating Trails with a Calendar Year Triple Crown”

February 28

A Personal Connection to the Diversify Outdoors Coalition’s Mission

By: Sirena Dufault I grew up in the Chicago suburbs with immigrant parents – my dad is from India and my mom from Italy. In the summertime, they’d load my brothers and me into a station wagon and we’d go on the typical American vacation. Sometimes, these vacations included trips to public lands – Smoky Mountains … Continue reading “A Personal Connection to the Diversify Outdoors Coalition’s Mission”

January 9

Ringing in the New Year at Grand Staircase-Escalante & Bears Ears

By: Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck My wife, Grace, and I have been saddened by the news of the recent shrinking of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Bears Ears National Monument. The beautiful and unexplored frontiers of these national monuments should be cherished. Grand Staircase-Escalante was the last part of the lower 48 to get cartographed, and remains … Continue reading “Ringing in the New Year at Grand Staircase-Escalante & Bears Ears”