Adventure - The Documentary

Last year we had the privilege to work in partnership with Nissan to create a documentary based on the Five Elements of Adventure. We were so psyched to have the foundation of our work presented in such an amazing and dynamic way - visually…

A First Ascent: How You Can Climb Uncharted Territory

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Ernest Hemmingway said “What is true at first light is a lie by noon”. There is no map, no specific path, and no series of steps that will deliver your highest endeavors. Success is never a guarantee but rather a culmination of hard work,…

Lead Like a Guide - Applying the Lessons of Adventure to Your Organization

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There is a joke, with a large dose of truth to it, in mountain guiding. If you want to be a great mountain guide you’ll need to fluidly and expertly transition between being an expert technical climber, a personal coach, a weatherman, a nurse,…

Moving at the Speed of Human

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The expectations are high: think quickly, but with discernment. Process gobs of information, but don’t become buried in the depth and breadth of possibility. Adapt and be agile, but develop expertise. Somewhere along the way the expectation…

The Five Elements of Adventure

My life revolves around adventure. It is my livelihood. Adventure in the classic sense of scaling high mountains in remote regions of the world and adventure in the mindful sense of living each day, each project, and in each relationship with…

The Competition is Irrelevant: Your Summit Experience // Fast Company

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Matt Walker's latest piece for Fast Company takes a closer look at defining our own summit experiences, falling forward, and managing our success. Read more at: The Competition is Irrelevant - Fast Company - by Matt Walker "Watch me!" I…

Adventure Calling

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During the fall of 2014, Matt Walker and the Inner Passage team had the opportunity to create 'The Adventure Formula' in partnership with Nissan. Nissan commissioned a survey of 6,500 people across five European countries to examine how the…

Five Climbers, Three Legs and an Unbreakable Spirit

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Last week we had the privilege of climbing in Grand Teton National Park with five amazing individuals. Their determination, humor, tenacity, and willingness to engage adventure with full force was inspiring and energizing. It was truly amazing.…

Human at the Helm - Authentic Leadership for Full Engagement // Fast Company

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The mountains speak for themselves; it's the human element that can benefit from intentionality. Matt Walker's latest piece for Fast Company takes a closer look at leadership and full engagement - 6 Ways to Bring Expedition Leadership to the…

Amputees on the Grand - Monday Stoke

In two weeks we'll be climbing with five amputees to the summit of the Grand Teton. They've been training hard, we're packed and ready, and we'll gather in Jackson, WY on June 24 to begin the climb. A couple of days of acclimatization, a day…

Paria Canyon May 2014 - Trip Report

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The four day, 38 mile, trek down the Paria River is marked by subtle shifts in the landscape and majestic landscape. It's odd to use the word 'subtle' to describe 1000' soaring sandstone walls and narrow passageways perfectly sculpted by wind…

Mexico Volcanoes Trip Report - Monday Stoke

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We just returned from an outstanding week of high-altitude mountaineering in Mexico. It's an amazing trip that immerses you in the culture of colonial Mexico and offers an accessible high-altitude training ground. The expedition utilizes a series…