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Category: Guide Stories
“Doing Business” in the Backcountry
Guide name: Colby Brokvist
Hometown: Yosemite, CA
Current Guide Company: Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides (SYMG) 13 years
What was your “gateway” activity? (What got you into the outdoors) Backpacking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains
Current specialties? Backpacking, Alpinism, Adventure Photography
Favorite places in CA? Bowling Ball Beach, Chasm of Doom, Summit of Mt Clark
Memorable trip: Well, the funniest stories that arise from wilderness trips seem to often be related to doing the “big business” in absence of the usual porcelain accessories. A few years ago I was leading a peak-bagging trip for a single client in northern Yosemite. Mostly we were traveling cross-country and camping way off-trail in areas that few people ever venture into. This guy had some serious anxiety about having a good place to poop — to the point where he’d nervously pre-dig his catholes at each camp and lunch spot. …Read More
Calling all outdoor guides – do you have a stand-out story from a trip? Please share for an all new feature!
California is a popular destination for guided trips on the water and through the mountains, and outfitters throughout our state take people from all walks of life on adventures that often leave the guides with a tale to tell. We think there are some amazing stories to be shared with our readers!
To that end, ASJ is seeking humorous, outlandish and harrowing stories to be featured in our brand new Guide Stories section of our website. These stories are intended to entertain and inspire outdoor readers, and highlight the know-how and preparedness of outdoor guides all across the state. They’ll offer valuable exposure to the companies who are in the business of taking people outdoors through back links on our site, social media channels and potentially the magazine …Read More