Posts by: Chris Cloyd

Sawyer vs. Katadyn: What’s the Best Water Filter?

What's the best water filter out there for your outdoor activities? We put three ultralight filters to the test to see how they stack up.

Trail Running in the High Sierra: Tuolumne to Yosemite Valley

Experience some of Yosemite National Park's finest scenery. Hike or run the 32 spectacular miles from Tuolumne to Yosemite Valley.

G3 Skins Review

What's new with G3 skins?

Splitboarding Must Have’s – Weston Backwoods and K2 Aspect

The snow is here and it's time to get geared up for backcountry skiing and riding! Attention splitboarders! Here's the backcountry boot and...

Warren Lake Loop Trail Report

Warren Lake Loop...the one run that perfectly balances breathtaking beauty and a little “what was I thinking?”

How to Cook at High Altitude

Cooking above tree line can be a challenging endeavor if you’re not prepared.  Above 10,000 feet the environment drastically...

Paying Homage to a Sierra Classic, the Thunderbolt to Sill Traverse

The Thunderbolt to Sill traverse is one of the most amazing and awe-inspiring adventures for any mountaineer headed to the High Sierra....

Traversing the Range of Light

Read all about how TMS team members Chris, Steven and Adam run across the Sierra Nevada on the High Sierra Trail in under 48 hours

It was a ridiculous bivvy – private lake view!

Check out TMS Ambassador, Chris Cloyd's latest adventure finding the summit of Mount Adams in the Northern Sierra...

Party Wave at Tioga Pass

Each season, all of California's ski mountaineering community comes together in a gathering only equaled by Islam's annual pilgrimage to...