All posts by Dakota Jones

Dakota Jones

explores the wild places of the world on foot and tells us about it every few weeks. He runs for Salomon and Clif Bar.

I Dropped Out Of A Race On Purpose And All I Got Was An Enlightened Perspective On Wild Places And Competition
I Dropped Out Of A Race On Purpose And All I Got Was An Enlightened Perspective On Wild Places And Competition
on May 10
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Dakota Jones writes about trail racing’s effects on wild places and other people who visit them.


The Most-Harm Principle
The Most-Harm Principle
on April 12
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Dakota Jones’s fiction piece about sabotage, betrayal, and cheerfully inflicted harm–especially with Smirnoff Ice.


On My Meteoric Rise To The Top Ranks Of Nordic Skiing
On My Meteoric Rise To The Top Ranks Of Nordic Skiing
on March 8
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Dakota Jones writes about learning to Nordic ski.


Getting In The Way In Patagonia
Getting In The Way In Patagonia
on February 8
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Dakota Jones writes about filming ‘Into Patagonia.’


The Process
The Process
on January 11
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Dakota Jones writes about the process of experiencing the outdoors, rather than collecting experiences of the outdoors.


The Risk
The Risk
on November 9
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Dakota Jones writes about how Adam Campbell’s climbing accident encouraged him to learn how to mitigate and manage risk in the mountains.


Cross Country
Cross Country
on October 12
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Dakota Jones writes about high-school cross country.


The Hypocrite’s Guide To Truck Camping
The Hypocrite’s Guide To Truck Camping
on September 14
23 Comments

Dakota Jones writes about truck camping.


Race Directoring
Race Directoring
on August 10
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Dakota Jones writes about what directing the Telluride Mountain Run means to him.


Spaces
Spaces
on July 13
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Dakota Jones writes about the perspective the Midwestern Plains give him about the concept of space.