I was lucky enough to be able to spend a lot of time outdoors growing up which eventually translated into a love for the mountains. From hunting and fishing to camping and hiking, I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time outside!
Couple this with my time in Cub and Boy Scouts and I was officially hooked on the outdoors.
I eventually moved out West where I had the opportunity to explore more of the Sierras and Rockies. I was awestruck by the beauty of these mountains and coupled with my passion for landscape photography started spending as much time as possible in them!
This was also the time that I became interested in mountain biking as another way to explore more of these wonderful places.
While there are plenty of websites out there that detail gear reviews and extremely technical information, I felt that there was a serious gap in basic information for people. While reading forums, connecting over Facebook groups, and bugging people on the trail with questions certainly works – I knew that there had to be a better way!
I chose to create this website as a way to document the many questions that people can have regarding mountain activities.