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Trail Runner, January 2014 cover Into the Wild: Solo Fastpacking the Tahoe Rim Trail
Trail Runner
January 2014
A beautifully illustrated, thanks to photographer Rachid Dahnoun, long-form, narrative feature about fastpacking California’s Tahoe Rim Trail in six days.
Mile-High Motivation
Trail Runner

May 2011
Co-written with Bryon Powell, this long-form feature profiles six elite trail runners from Boulder, Colorado and what drives their athleticism.
Light, Lighter, Lightest: Fastpacking Ins and Outs in Canyonlands National Park
Trail Runner
March 2012
This feature intertwines a personal narrative about a fastpacking trip I took in Canyonlands National Park with some fastpacking history and how-to’s.
Life in the Pack: A Tale of a Domestique and His Dogs
Outdoor Utah Adventure Journal
Summer 2011
Evan Hyde is a Utah-based professional cyclist, and this feature profiles his training, racing, and life, including his love of dogs.
Journey of Mind, Body & Mountain
Winter 2011-2012
This medium-length personal narrative transports readers to a luxury spa located on the ski slopes of Park City, Utah.
High Altitude Rum Runners
Early Winter 2011
High-quality rum is created and served at the high altitudes of Silverton and Crested Butte, Colorado, and this department piece introduces its makers.


Runner's World logo How I Won the Marathon des Sables
Runner’s World
April 30, 2013
Runner’s World asked me to create a personal narrative about my 2013 Marathon des Sables win.
A Vehicle of Life and Death
Matador Travel
April 29, 2011
I explore the relationship between a piece of adventure gear, my Toyota 4Runner, and significant life events in this personal narrative.
Spirited, Stumbling, But Never Sated: Trekking the Middle and South Tetons in One Day
Snowshoe Magazine
June 20, 2011
This personal narrative documents one very long and invigorating day of hiking Wyoming high points.
Kara Goucher Pre-Olympics Interview
August 7, 2012
In my highest-profile interview to date, I speak with runner Kara Goucher ahead of her 2012 Olympic Marathon run.
Behind the Eyes of Powerhouse Lizzy Hawker
January 16, 2012
Lizzy Hawker is one of the world’s top ultrarunners, but this profile piece investigates the rest of her life.
Dominic Grossman and His Mustache
December 19, 2012
A farcical interview with the massive mustache of ultrarunner Dominic Grossman.
Persistent Pedestrians: Black Bears in Big Bend National Park
National Parks Traveler
August 17, 2011
Black bears live in arid west Texas, and this story features their natural history and current conservation issues.
Competitor website logo Liza Howard Excited to Line Up in Leadville
August 17, 2012
I profile ultrarunner Liza Howard ahead of the 2012 Leadville 100.


The Solitario: Sentinel of Big Bend Ranch State Park
The Big Bend Paisano
Winter 2004/2005
The Solitario, a geologic feature and adventurous travel destination in west Texas, is highlighted in this article.
150 Years of Visitor Services in Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Guide
August-September 2010
This article investigates one aspect of Yosemite National Park’s long history in tourism.