All posts by Joe Grant

Joe Grant

frequently adventures in wild places, both close to home (a frequently changing location) and very far afield. He inspires others by sharing his words and images that beautifully capture the intersection of the wilds, movement, and the individual at Alpine Works.

A Different Pace
A Different Pace
on April 11, 2019
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Joe Grant’s essay about letting go of life’s weight to run.


Running Resistance
Running Resistance
on March 14, 2019
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Joe Grant writes about running as resistance to the systems which created our current environmental crisis.


For the Long Run
For the Long Run
on February 14, 2019
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Joe Grant compares long-term life relationships with a lifetime of running.


Same Same
Same Same
on January 10, 2019
4 Comments

Joe Grant writes about climbing Longs Peak in winter.


On a Roll
On a Roll
on December 13, 2018
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Joe Grant compares film photography and running.


The Best Day of My Life
The Best Day of My Life
on November 8, 2018
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Joe Grant reminds us to look for beauty even amidst the madness of day-to-day life.


Birds, Cats, and Dogs
Birds, Cats, and Dogs
on October 23, 2018
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Joe Grant writes about how time in nature can restore his sense of equilibrium and calm.


Lessons from the Tor
Lessons from the Tor
on September 25, 2018
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Joe Grant reflects on dropping from the 2018 Tor des Géants due to illness.


Too Great for our Footsteps
Too Great for our Footsteps
on August 28, 2018
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Joe Grant writes about wolves as natural parts of many wild ecosystems and the feelings this engenders in humans.


The Final Descent
The Final Descent
on July 24, 2018
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Joe Grant writes about the physical and psychological aspects of the final peak in his Nolan’s 14 attempt.