Last weekend we got word that guide-in-training Maddie Miller of the 50 Peaks Challenge had reached the summit of Denali in Alaska. This week we received the full video story of the mission from Jon Mancuso. It’s a heartfelt one with a touching summit moment. Enjoy! —LYA Editor Edit and Images by Jon Mancuso
Desert spirit guide Mason Earle continues his exploration of Joshua Tree, from checking out the local coffee company, the Noah Purifoy art museum and the local drum medicine woman.
The 50 Peaks team claims a successful summit of Denali, kick starting their attempt to climb to the highest point of each state in the union during the next 50 days.
Mason Earle dives deep into the cosmic vortex of Joshua Tree during an annual pilgrimage to the monzogranite climbing mecca in the California desert.
Eddie Bauer climber Ben Ditto revisits the past with a report on climbing Father Figure (5.12d) in Joshua Tree National Park.
Katie Lambert recounts a personal pilgrimage, tracing a Joshua Tree climbing trip back to an album cover and a fascination with the eponymous vegetation that gives this unique desert climbing venue its name.
Eddie Bauer guide Ed Viestures returns to Nepal with his son Gil for a philanthropic trek through the Khumbu and Gokyo valleys.