Preface: You're Going to Eat That? A Running Bum's Food PhilosophyIntroduction: Runaway-Sentenced to SummerEastern Sierras to the Four CornersHow to Set Up Your Cooking Space on the RoadGone GuidebookingBears Ears National Monument, UtahRecipes: The Basic Bean, Desert BurgerHow to Roll a BurritoHeat SourcesGranite HugsYosemite National Park, CaliforniaRecipes: Tuolumne Thai Noodles, Carrot Cake OatmealSmile CountryVermilion Cliffs National Monument, UtahRecipe: Fajita BurritosWelcome to the Sport of Burro RacingCreede, ColoradoRecipes: Avocado Toast, Monkey DogsSilverton Scavenger HuntSilverton, ColoradoRecipe: Foraged Dandelion Greens with Wild RaspberriesThe Tundrathon TripleSilverton, ColoradoRecipe: ChilaquillesRunning Naked in Monsoon SeasonBears Ears National Monument, UtahRecipes: Comb Ridge Coma Burrito, Prickly Pear MargaritaThe Leave No Trace KitchenMars CoyoteLake Powell, UtahRecipe: Fresh Fruit WrapsSky SkatingEastern Sierras, California, and Silverton, ColoradoRecipe: Alpine Alfredo PastaHerschel the Trail-Blazing Mountain MuttPrescott, ArizonaRecipes: Banana Pancakes, Dumpster Pasta SauceNo Exit RoutePage, ArizonaRecipe: Veggie-Zona BurritoBacon-Packing: Five Days and Ways to Live on BaconStrange SleepThe Highest Taco Stand in MexicoPico de Orizaba, MexicoRecipes: Tacos Veracruz, Fried Ham and Potato Enchiladas, Fan-Tang Sports DrinkThe Endless Road TripThe WestRecipes: Sam's Van Salad, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Rainbow Curry BurritosBurrito UprisingYosemite National Park, CaliforniaRecipe: Model Veggie WrapsWhy I Signed Up for a Race I Knew I Couldn't FinishSilverton, ColoradoRecipes: Bagels Rancheros, Jalapeno Popper BurritosBecoming DesertGrand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, UtahRecipes: Cactus Tacos, Dirty Blondies50 Shades of BurritosAcknowledgmentsCreditsAbout the Author
In Outlandish, Morgan Sjogren shares her adventurous attitudes and lifestyle in jaw-dropping photographs of the Southwest canyon country that will inspire you to find your own epic.
Morgan Sjogren ("SHOW gren") is a writer, adventurer, and former elite track athlete turned avid trail runner. A lifelong competitive runner, Morgan has raced sprints on the track to ultramarathons in the mountains, yet she prefers using running as a vehicle to explore wild places. Her writing focuses on human-powered adventure. Sjogren is the author of The Best Bears Ears National Monument Hikes, the first guidebook devoted to the National Monument. Morgan is currently based in Northern Arizona but spends most of the year on the road. Her writing and photography has been published by REI, Runner's World, Trail Runner, Patagonia, Archaeology Southwest, Sidetracked, Gear Junkie, Snowsports Industry Association (SIA), and Adventure Pro.
"Outlandish chronicles Sjogren's two-plus years of life on the road and shares lessons like how to sun-dry tomatoes on your car hood, as well as 25+ recipes ranging from campfire blondies to her go-to burritos. The biggest takeaway: don't overthink things." -Sunset Magazine"Outlandish is part road-trip guide, part travelogue, and total inspiration. Check it out to find recipes, stories of the road, incredible photography, and plenty of advice to ensure that your next adventure is bizarre and unfamiliar, yes-but also adventurous, meaningful, and a heck of a good time." -ROVA Magazine"Besides drooling over the gorgeous photos, it is guaranteed that you will salivate over the recipes that accompany each adventure and hopefully utilize Morgan's sustainable outdoor cooking tips." -American Trail Running Association"Sjogren's guide capably stokes the reader's sense of adventure and should assist in breaking down the barrier between wishing and acting on your yearning to ditch the drudgery of daily life for a taste of the unknown." -Canadian Running Magazine"Consider this an earnest love letter to the concepts of true adventure and personal discovery, filled with entertaining storytelling and creative recipes to fuel the journey." -Allison Pattillo"Perfect for raft guides on their days off or who are looking to try something new on the river, adventure writer and land activist Morgan Sjogren inspires dirtbags across the West to embrace an authentic, off-road, adventure, survivalist lifestyle." -Paddling Life