Wanted: Endurance athlete to join stud Yosemite group

By Andrew Skurka / June 19, 2012 /

Update, 6:45pm MT. The final spot on Yosemite A has been filled. If you were interested in this trip, please contact me anyway so that I can notify you when my 2013 guiding schedule is finalized; I will probably offer this 7-day trip again in Yosemite next year too. There are openings still on some…

Events this weekend in Sheridan & Buffalo, WY

By Andrew Skurka / May 22, 2012 /

This weekend Amanda and I are driving north for events on Sheridan and Buffalo, Wyoming, presented by the Wyoming Wilderness Association. On Friday May 25 I will be giving my “Circling Alaska & Yukon” slideshow at the WYO Theater, and on Saturday May 26 I will be giving the “Ultimate Hiking Gear & Skills Clinic”…

Six reasons you should backpack with me

By Andrew Skurka / February 28, 2012 /

I’ve spent most of the Winter staring at Gmail and Excel, and making hundreds of calls to prospective venues and land managers, so I’m delighted that my main initiatives for the year are all coming on line right now. Last week, The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide was finally released. Next week in northern California, I…

Objectives in writing The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide

By Andrew Skurka / February 21, 2012 /

My first book, The Ultimate Hiker’s Guide, is officially released today. If you pre-ordered a signed copy directly from me, thank you, and you will be getting it shortly—I shipped an quantity of orders last week. It has been both exciting and interesting to read feedback from early reviewers, like Kraig Becker at The…

Need graphic designer for event marketing materials

By Andrew Skurka / January 31, 2012 /

[Update, February 1, 2012. I have found a group to develop what I need. Thanks for your interest in this project. If I have future graphic design needs, I will probably post something here again. This proved pretty effective in finding good help.] I need a graphic designer to produce marketing materials for my Spring…

Spring ’12 lectures & clinics: Help give me a nudge!

By Andrew Skurka / January 27, 2012 /

For the last two weeks I’ve been pounding the phone trying to schedule presentations and book signings for this Spring. I’m excited that confirmations are really starting to come through, as seen by the list at the bottom of this post. But first, some events need a “nudge.” And you can help. The venues below…