Columnists, Down to Bedrock

Unlocking the Outdoors

How can we make the outdoors a space where everyone can find a sense of belonging? Tyrhee Moore and Scott Briscoe know that mentorship and representation are two crucial pieces of the puzzle.

July 28, 2020

Max Owens

Columnists, Down to Bedrock, GoRV

BOUNDLESS: Ep. 1

In this episode, Ryan Robinson takes us for a ride in the passenger seat of his RV. Off the grid, deep in the Utah Desert, Ryan and friends chill by the fire, tell stories, and of course, rig a one of a kind highline.

July 14, 2020

by ROAM with Ryan Robinson

Ari Schneider, Columnists

Take Me Off Belay and Hold Me Accountable

2019 Roam Awards Winner Ari Schneider addresses his personal experiences with racism, privilege, and the events of the past weeks.

June 11, 2020

Ari Schneider

Columnists, Emily Ventures

Insignificance

When I drove into Yosemite Valley for the first time, all I could think of was — I am so small. Just a speck on this earth. The scale of a National Park is always what gets me. Driving across vast open spaces, hiking in the midst of tall trees, with huge mountain ranges towering over me — I feel my own insignificance.

June 10, 2020

Emily Hart

Columnists, Down to Bedrock

The Creativity in Human-Powered Adventure

The popularity of human-powered pursuits is on the rise, and with it comes an enormous potential source of creativity.

May 28, 2020

Max Owens

Columnists, Noah Kaplan

Far To Go

From one of the 2019 Roam Award Winners comes a fresh, poignant voice writing about the times we are in and adventures we undertake.

May 20, 2020

Noah Kaplan

Columnists, Emily Ventures

Just Start

A great new article from Emily, reminding us that beginnings can be scary. Whether it’s the beginning of a school year, the beginning of a new venture, or just the beginning of a calendar year. But regardless of how arbitrary it might seem to be, a new year often does come with new possibilities.

Emily Hart

Columnists, Down to Bedrock

A Virtual Trip to the Desert During Lockdown

It’s desert season, and being in quarantine means we need to get a little more creative about how we get our desert fix. Trail-running writer Morgan Sjogren can help.

April 10, 2020

Max Owens

Ari Schneider, Columnists

Dancing with Failure

An essay on climbing, risk, overconfidence, and judgement. This is the second article of Ari Schneider’s new column titled “Routes that Shaped Me.”

April 8, 2020

Ari Schneider

Ari Schneider, Columnists

Desert Treasures: Climbing New Routes in the San Rafael Swell

An essay on author Ari Schneider’s experience climbing the Gummy Worm Buttress. This is the first article of Ari’s new column “Routes that Shaped Me.”

March 21, 2020

Ari Schneider