Morgan Tilton

Morgan Tilton

Title: WeRunFar Columnist

Location: Crested Butte, Colorado

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  • Topics of Expertise: Trail running, snowsports, mountain biking, adventure travel, trends reporting, feature profiles, gear coverage
  • Amount of Expertise: 10 years independent reporting in outdoor and adventure travel industries, 10 years outdoor industry product trends coverage, 8 years gear review experience, 28 years snowsports action, 6 years trail and mountain running pursuits. Nearly 1,000 articles published across close to 80 publications over the past decade. Recipient of 13 North American Travel Journalists Association awards for travel writing since 2015.

Education & Certifications

  • Education: University of Denver Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; English Creative Writing; and Italian Languages, Literatures & Cultures
  • Years of Professional Experience Relevant to iRunFar: Since December 2018
  • Certifications: 2009 and 2018 AIARE 1; 2021 AIARE 2; 2021 Yale School of Public Health Climate Change and Health Program Certificate; 2021 NOLS Wilderness First Responder; 2021 Adult, Child CPR & Airway Management; 2021 Epinephrine Auto-injector
  • Club or Association Memberships: Adventure Travel Trade Association, North American Travel Journalists Association, Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association, Crested Butte Avalanche Center
  • Awards or Recognitions: 13 NATJA awards for travel writing, two-time international media delegate for the ATTA in Canada and Jordan, 2012 Academy of American Poets’ Edward M. Lanna Poetry Prize
  • Other Relevant Positions, Current or Past: Independent Journalist, GearJunkie Senior Editor Snowsports, 2017-2018 Teton Gravity Research Snowboard Editor

A Word from Morgan Tilton

I hope to help elevate the voices of inspirational, resilient, philanthropic, forward-thinking, and lesser-heard individuals in the trail and ultrarunning community worldwide. My greatest passions include mountain exploration by foot, planks, tire, and flotation across dirt, snow, rock, and water.