High on Hokas

Editor’s Note: Aside from her impressive accomplishments as a horsewoman, Katrin Silva is also a top ultra runner. She has competed in nineteen 100-mile races, including seven Leadville 100s, and three Western States. This year alone, Silva placed 5th among women at Bighorn 100 and […]

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  • Dirty Work

    While not typical HighCountryOutsider fare, this post is something I worked on for the Raven Narratives Story Slam of “Dirty Work.” I’m a big fan of producers Tom Yoder and Sarah Syverson, who have encouraged me to reach outside my comfort range. The theme Dirty […]

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  • Mammut Nova III Mid Review

    I am not a marathon backpacker. My demands for a good hiking shoe do not include strapping on crampons or contouring across scree for miles. But I still tend to wear the heck out of whatever footwear I have. Over the past few months, I’ve […]

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