Grayson Haver Currin

Grayson Haver Currin

Grayson Haver Currin is a longtime music journalist and former newspaper editor from North Carolina. He has written for Pitchfork, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, NPR, and The Washington Post. He and his little family are currently roaming the continent by Sprinter while climbing mountains, running marathons, visiting national parks and monuments, and eating pizza.


Pro Tips for Journaling Your Next Adventure

Heather “Anish” Anderson has now chronicled her record-breaking thru-hikes in two books. The ways she documents the details may surprise you—and help you do the same.

Grayson Haver Currin
May 18, 2021

Emily Ford Hiked 1,200 Miles in the Dead of Winter

In March, Emily Ford became the first woman to complete Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail in winter. She’s also become an unintentional ambassador of the outdoor industry’s quest for inclusivity.

Grayson Haver Currin
May 4, 2021

The Year of the Missing Thru-Hiker

Hiking was in vogue in 2020, but COVID-19 closures decimated the thru-hiking ranks. What did prospective hikers do with their unexpected time back home?

Grayson Haver Currin
Apr 12, 2021

The Fight to Save the Country's Most Scenic Acre

One acre inside Grand Teton National Park is for sale for $5 million. Its future says a lot about our national parks, Jackson Hole, and the tension between preserving history and budding tourism.

Grayson Haver Currin
Jan 24, 2018