Morgan Sjogren ➸ Running Bum

Guidebooks to protect the soul of wild spaces

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Morgan Sjogren is a writer and adventurer. Her writing focuses on human-powered adventure, public lands, conservation, history, travel and food.

Morgan is the author of three books. The Best Bears Ears National Monument HikesThe Best Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Hikes, and Outlandish: Fuel Your Epic. You can order Morgan’s books here. 

Read Morgan’s stories published by Adventure Journal, Archaeology Southwest, Arizona Highways, Backpacker Magazine, Gear Junkie, Patagonia – The Cleanest Line, REI Co-Op Journal, Runner’s World, Sidetracked Magazine, The Gulch Magazine, Trail Runner Magazine.


A lifelong competitive runner, Morgan has raced sprints on the track to ultramarathons in the mountains. She has finished among the top-10 in 3 U.S. Trail Running National Championships, yet she prefers using running as a vehicle to explore wild places.

A passionate public lands and environmental activist, Morgan devotes much of her writing and time to advocate, educate, and inspire others to help protect wild places.

Morgan is a nomad living in and exploring the Southwest.

Keep up with Morgan’s “Running Bum” adventures on Instagram.

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