The Cleanest Line
Will Leith

Will Leith

Will discovered his passion for Newton’s laws while installing building trusses as a carpenter at age 16 in upstate New York. In college, he traded the hammer for an ice axe and found some real-world grounding in the laws of gravity. After majoring in chemical engineering and physics, he’s now an innovation engineer for Patagonia in Ventura, California.


Walker Ferguson laid low by a high-quality effort. Tuolumne Meadows, California. Photo: Jeff Johnson

Three Hours, Max

Apr 17, 2018 April 17, 2018

The map showed an unbroken line contoured to the ridge. We started running along that line and ran past its end, into a space between two worlds. A few orange ribbons hung on branches in natural openings, marking what might eventually be the beginning of a trail. We followed it. Read More