When they say you can’t go back, I think they mean because you can go back to a place, but you can’t go back to a feeling, or back to the person you were.
But maybe don't give us a hug.
There's a lot of stuff on social media that can be a huge bummer. Fortunately, the animal kingdom has provided some inspiration.
You think that last pitch was tough? Do you know about the first ascent of this climb? Well, you’re in luck. I can tell you a little bit about it.
Humor isn't something you're born with—it takes work.
Spoiler: The world doesn’t end.
On June 6, Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold broke the speed record for climbing the Nose of El Capitan, a 3,000-foot route that takes most parties days to climb. Caldwell and Honnold finished it in 1...
I gave the address at the commencement ceremony for the Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning.
I had this one route in mind, if you’re into it. Unless you have something else on your tick list that you’d like to do, in which case I am totally cool with that.
Nature is not listed as an Airbnb rental property, but that’s no reason we can’t measure them on the same criteria.
Sometimes I wonder about all the time we spend doing ridiculous things like climbing mountains, and if there’s a bigger point to it or a point to it at all, and if I should try to move on to...
No one has mashed up Kanye Tweets with photos of bears before. I went ahead and took care of it.
I don’t miss that first bulky, heavy sleeping bag, or the sale tent with only one door on it, or that janky backpacking stove. But every once in a while, I think about them, because they remind me of...
I like to say that the world takes care of Forest, but I don’t trust the world to take care of me.
Here’s the great thing about the Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim: it’s basically a semi-supported ultramarathon.