The Fifty Peaks Challenge explores the intense logistics, long drives and team dynamics required to keep this summit show on the road.
The 50 Peaks Challenge rolls through the southeast and mid Atlantic regions, ticking 14 peaks so far, on their mission to tick all 50 high points in America.
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.