Jonathan Dorn's Photo Slideshows

Our editor in chief digs through his years of trips, trails, and tales to share some of his adventures in the wild, from the Grand Canyon to Mount Rainier.

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Tatoosh Range, Mt. Rainier National Park, WA


In September 2005, Dorn joined the magazine’s Northwest sales rep Nick Freedman and his friend, Susan, for a weekend hike in the little-known Tatoosh Range before a summit attempt on Mt. Rainier.

Keyhole Route, Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO


In May 2006, Dorn and colleague Kris Wagner made an early-season summit attempt on the highest peak (14,255 feet) in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Tanner-Escalante Loop, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ


Dorn and his wife have a tradition: They’ve been celebrating New Year’s Eve in the backcountry for almost a decade. In 2009 they did a 40-mile, 5-day hike beneath the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Gunsight Canyon, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, AZ


In spring 2006, Dorn, Peter Flax, and Kris Wagner joined a group of readers for a weekend of hiking and mapping in a remote slot canyon.

Devil’s Path, Catskills State Park, NY


Considered by many the toughest dayhike in the Northeast–and possibly the Lower 48–this 24-mile classic features 18,000 feet of elevation gain and loss.