Tuesday, August 9th 6:30 PM
Brendan Leonard's writing has appeared in Backpacker, Outside, Men's Journal, High Country News, Adventure Cyclist, Mountain Gazette, and dozens of other publications. He is a contributing editor at Climbing, Adventure Journal, and the podcast The Dirtbag Diaries. He lives mostly out of a 2005 Chevy Astrovan in the western United States. Since earning a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Montana in 2004, Leonard has climbed extensively across the West, summiting dozens of peaks in the Cascades, Teton Range, Colorado Rockies, Sierra Nevada, the Grand Canyon, Devils Tower, Red Rock Canyon, and Rocky Mountain National Park. He is a sponsored team athlete for Outdoor Research, who along with Vasque, also sponsors his personal website, semi-rad.com.