Jonathan Hanson

Jonathan Hanson


Montrail Hardrock Wide - Trail-Running Shoes

When we finally terraform Mars, the first colonists will doubtless be issued Montrail Hardrock Wides—kicks perfectly suited to the dusty slopes of 78,740-foot-high Olympus Mons. OK, admittedly,...

Jonathan Hanson
Nov 1, 2010

Salomon GCS Pro - Trail-Running Shoes

BRING ON THE BREEZEYou don't know ventilation until you've experienced the GCS Pro. The uppers are like a screened-in porch—take off the shoe and look straight through it to read your watch, if...

Jonathan Hanson
Nov 1, 2010

The North Face Cutback - Trail-Running Shoes

ONE SWEET RIDEForget the South Beach Diet: The cushioning here will convince you that you've lost ten pounds. Credit trademarked midsole components (they boil down to strategically tuned EVA and a...

Jonathan Hanson
Nov 1, 2010

Rebirth of the Cool

The makers of adventure gear and apparel had utility dialed long ago. Now R&D types are zeroing in on style.

James Glave, John Bradley, Anthony Cerretani, Christopher Solomon, Jonathan Hanson, Jeremy Spencer, Jason Stevenson, Marcus Woolf, and Mike Steere
May 19, 2005

The Plan

How exactly do you go about getting 80 people, 14 boats, and several thousand pounds of equipment from one end of the deepest river canyon in the world to the other? You view it like a king-sized,...

Jonathan Hanson
Jun 28, 2004

The River

On February 4, a team comprising explorers and kayakers from seven nations began a planned two-month-long expedition through the Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet. Their goal is to chart some of...

Jonathan Hanson
Jun 28, 2004

Mobile Homes

Thanks to smart design and engineering, today's tents deliver high-altitude performance at a low-elevation price

Jonathan Hanson
Aug 1, 2002

Cocoon with a View

Innovations in synthetic insulation and a glut of high-quality down are making bags lighter and warmer than ever. We burrow into six of the best.

Jonathan Hanson and Andrew Rice
Feb 1, 2002

The Land of Clear Light

Warm, windswept, unfettered, ever-changing—North America's four great desert regions hide untold possibilities for classic winter adventure. They may be scorching and sere, with prickly dangers...

Craig Childs, Jonathan Hanson, Andrew Rice, Jason Daley, Paul Kvinta, and Robert Earle Howells
Jan 1, 2002

Charge of the Light Brigade

They're fast, they're feathery, they're superfly. The year's best lightweight hikers.

Jonathan Hanson
Aug 1, 2001

Fast Friends

That's right, you should like your footwear. This will help.

Jonathan Hanson
Jun 1, 2001


The Outside 25 All-Stars, December 2000

John Brant, Rob Buchanan, Jonathan Hanson, Nick Heil, Brad Wetzler, Florence Williams, Elizabeth Royte, Karen Karbo, Bruce Barcott, Peter Heller, Rob Story, and Craig Vetter
Dec 1, 2000