CODY

As my college graduation date loomed closer and closer, the idea of staying in Washington, DC any longer than necessary weighed heavy on my mind.  While I loved my time in our nation’s capital, I was thoroughly burnt out and seriously missed the great outdoors. In a rare moment of clarity, the solution seemed so…

TYLER

My love affair with the American West began in 2009 with a cross country road trip after college. That summer, I traveled through 27 states and covered over 10,000 miles in six weeks with a friend in a car far too small for my 6’3″ frame. We visited seven national parks that summer. I was…

KEITH

I had been cooking for more than 10 years when I first heard of people that would work seasonally. I was a sous chef at a local resort in Wisconsin and was training a cook for the summer. He told me about how he had worked at Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park. A couple of…