Morgan Sjogren ➸ Running Bum

Guidebooks to protect the soul of wild spaces

Available November 1st HERE! This guidebook covers the original 1.88 million acres of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument designated in 1996 to protect its natural wonders and preserve the area for scientific research. In 2017, the monument was trimmed to 1 million acres, reducing protections around some of the world’s most geologically diverse landscapes. The hikes …

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This story is originally published by The Gear Junkie. Run away from the beach to experience the real islands of Tahiti. Off the beach, here are three adventures in Tahiti. I claw my way through thickening jungle, following my guide who leads by hacking away with a machete.Vines, trees, and bursts of tropical flora larger …

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Explore and find your way by joining Morgan Sjogren on her sun-soaked journey through the Southwest and the clear beaches from her dreams. An original story for walmart.com: https://www.walmart.com/ideas/favorite-reads/my-walmart-parking-lot-american-dream/355820 There is no hint of where I am in the darkness. Only trust as I creep towards a place to park for the night. Weary from …

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In these strange and scary times it’s more important than ever to read between the lines, understand our rights, and stand up to help protect threatened places and people. When I started writing The Best Bears Ears National Monument Hikes I simply wanted to provide an informative and educational hiking guide so that visitors to Bears …

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Morgan Sjogren and Jenn Shelton run into the beauty of the unknown in the French Alps. Photo: Andrew Burr The Disaster Training Plan Morgan Sjogren   |   Jul 26, 2017 Story originally published on Patagonia’s Blog “The Cleanest Line” Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Print Trail Running “We just have to run …

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I didn’t even come to Silverton to watch Hardrock 100. It was 3 am on Saturday morning and as I hiked in the dark through frigid streams carrying two packs filled with aid station supplies, half a dozen mashed potato burritos, a bivvy sack and my ultra-light backpacking coffee maker the only thing that made …

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I looked at my once caged mind from the other side of the fence. On my first attempt running up the Bears Ears I saw nothing but the blank white wall of a blizzard and strong winds slapping me in the face. It matched how I felt that February morning–cold, alone, sad and blind to …

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