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January 15, 2019 Michael Lanza of The Big Outside in the Monolith Valley, Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho.

Planning Your Next Trip? I Can Help You Do It Right

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By Michael Lanza

Do you have a classic national park backpacking trip or other outdoor adventure in your sights for this year? The Teton Crest Trail? The John Muir Trail? Anywhere in Yosemite, Glacier, the Grand Canyon, Olympic, Mount Rainier, Zion, Sequoia, Canyonlands, North Cascades, or another park or wilderness area?

Now is the time to be planning it, and The Big Outside can show you exactly how to make your dream trip happen. Here’s how. Continue reading →

“Before They’re Gone” wins National Outdoor Book Award

December 1, 2012  |  In Family Adventures   |   Tagged , , , , ,   |   Leave a comment

My book, Before They’re Gone–A Family’s Year-Long Quest To Explore America’s Most Endangered National Parks, has received an honorable mention in the Outdoor Literature category, the top awards category, from the prestigious National Outdoor Book Awards.

In it, I write about spending a year taking wilderness adventures with my wife, Penny, our nine-year-old son, Nate, and our seven-year-old daughter, Alex, in national parks that, because of climate change, are likely to be very different places by the time my kids are my age.

Read reviewer comments about my book, view a trailer, and find links to media coverage about my book here.

See the complete list of winners at noba-web.org/books12.htm.