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.

Running Into The Sunrise
Running Into The Sunrise
on November 8
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Dakota Jones writes about the cultural significance of the Canyon de Chelly Ultra on the Navajo Nation.


Fall Color Blindness
Fall Color Blindness
on October 11
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Dakota Jones writes about the mountain-pine beetle’s effect on North American forests.


Connections
Connections
on September 13
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Dakota Jones writes about the the problems and opportunities created by airplane travel.


How To Use Social Media
How To Use Social Media
on August 9
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Dakota Jones’s farcical description of how to use social media as an athlete.


On Being Hot And Alone
On Being Hot And Alone
on July 12
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Dakota Jones writes about Rickey Gates’s run across the state of Nevada during the summer.


The Untold Story Of Max King Without Pants On
The Untold Story Of Max King Without Pants On
on June 14
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Dakota Jones narrates crewing at the 2017 MaXi-Race Annecy.


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.’