BIVY M.A.D.E. TRIPS

Meeting Avoidance and Desk Escape Remember that company retreat at an all inclusive resort? Food, drinks, motivational speaker, maybe some team building activities? You loved it right? At Bivy we like retreats too. But instead of luxury suites we prefer shivering ourselves to sleep. Instead of all inclusive buffets we prefer dehydrated meals. And instead of […]

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What the Eagle Sees

Words and Photos By Shanon Castle An Adventure to Sturgill’s Landing Near Skagway, Alaska I’ve lost sight of the path.  Laid out so clearly in front of me just moments ago now all I see is a jumble of rocks scattered beneath wind bent trees.  […]

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Springtime Retreats

Words and photos by Michael Polletta There was an episode of Myth Busters that showed just how difficult it is to find a needle in a haystack. The show’s scientific geniuses developed an elaborate process to prove it is possible to find this tiny, finger […]

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Daring Friends and (Not-So) Sharp Ends

Words and Photos by Joshua Haskins The headlights swept over the thin asphalt line between the looming black trees. The empty road twisted, rose and fell, serpentine my co-pilot “resting her eyes” in the passenger seat, her and our dog Clementine checked out, after what was supposed to […]

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Hilarity Hole

Words and photos by Emma Nord Staring at the towers above, I imagine a gneiss crack hugging my fingers as I sandwich my rubber toes in a one-inch splitter. A cool breeze flows through the canyon, lifting my awareness higher up the mountainside and further […]

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48 Hours in Bishop

Words by John Williams, Photos by Trevor Jue Typically, I don’t advocate for planning things at the last possible second. But sometimes exceptions need to be made. And sometimes, the best adventures can spring up at the last second. I was visiting family in Southern […]

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Challenge by Choice

Words and photos by Emma Nord The sun radiated through towering pines, laying a canopy over the dusty trail toward Suicide Rock. Idyllwild, California—the true birthplace of the YDS (Yosemite Decimal System), home to the world’s first 5.9, and central to the rise of rock […]

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