Morgan Sjogren ➸ Running Bum

Writing to protect the soul of wild spaces

To celebrate the one year anniversary of Outlandish, I’m doing a limited virtual book signing! I’ll be taking orders for signed copies until the 50 I have are gone! (I only signed 15 last year.) To order, please send me a message on Instagram @running_bum_! Cost is $32 via Venmo or PayPal, and includes shipping …

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During a camping trip to Yosemite with my Dad our food supplies started getting low. We couldn’t stomach another round of beef or chicken ramen powder. So I came up with my first-ever truly dirtbag solution. From our camp spot, I walked over to the Tuolumne Meadows general store café and hit the condiments table. …

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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 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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I finally feel the constant buzz of being a displaced outcast with a spinning head and a broken heart dissipate. I sit on the floor and on the ground outside for hours, the longest stretch of stillness for me in months (many months). I allow the weight of gravity to hold me in place. I …

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Holy shit. What have I done. Where am I? I left everything I know to focus on what I know best. Just two weeks earlier I spent 36 hours in this tiny town I’ve never heard of before in southwest Colorado. I liked it’s charming single block downtown, panoramic mountain views and relatively warm weather …

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