Joe Grant writes about the lessons mountains teach us.
Joe Grant writes about a group-scrambling outing.
Joe Grant writes of battling and overcoming negativity.
A look at the 2016 Run Rabbit Run 100 from the sidelines.
Joe Grant writes about using his Tour de 14ers to filter out life’s distractions.
Joe Grant reflects on the Hardrock 100 and, in particular, his 2016 race.
Joe Grant writes about why he and his mother run long distances.
Frustration and satisfaction, from a cup of coffee.
Joe Grant writes about the dueling simplicity and complexity of making gear choices for efficient, safe backcountry travel.
Joe Grant writes about facing and adapting to life’s challenges.
The tip of one of my skis is wedged in the snowbank to my left. The other one is several feet below me. I’m still clipped into them, but my legs are spread wide, my hands punched into the snow in front of me. As I thrash around to regain a standing position, I apologize […]
Joe Grant writes about the psychological parallels between experiencing the familiar and the unknown.
Joe Grant writes about taking at least one photo every day of 2015 and how doing so impacted his life.
Sitting by the fire, cradling a cup of coffee, I watch the snow fall, gently blanketing my front yard in white. Spindrift swirls from the large limbs of the spruce tree. A loose piece of metal roofing flaps and bangs ferociously on my shed with every gust of wind. The sky is grey, heavy, a […]
Joe Grant writes about how the positive mental effects of a backcountry trail run extend into the rest of life.