Author Bio

Shannon Davis

Shannon Davis

Davis is a contributing editor for REI’s Co-op Journal. He’s also worked as editor-in-chief of Climbing magazine and senior editor at Backpacker magazine and eaten cheeseburgers in all 50 states. He lives in Lyons, Colorado. REI member since 1993.

Stories by Shannon Davis...
REEL ROCK 11: Boys in the Bugs

REEL ROCK 11: Boys in the Bugs

"Will Stanhope and Matt Segal are elite-level crack climbers and world-class goofballs. Laugh along as they go for broke on an epic four-year battle to climb a ...
REEL ROCK 11: Rad Dad

REEL ROCK 11: Rad Dad

"Lone wolf Mike Libecki travels to the most remote corners of the globe to find unclimbed walls and establish first ascents. When Mike becomes a father, he has ...
REEL ROCK 11: Young Guns

REEL ROCK 11: Young Guns

"Meet the new faces of climbing: 15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 16-year-old Kai Lightner are the leaders of the next generation, already taking the sport to t...
REEL ROCK 11: Brette

REEL ROCK 11: Brette

"Follow rising talent Brette Harrington on a global journey from her hometown granite in Squamish to the big wall proving ground of Yosemite’s El Capitan and on...
Kids learning from a park ranger in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

10 National Park Hikes for Kids

Memories of my first time peering into the Grand Canyon are fuzzy. I was barely 4 years old, but the photo I have of my mom and me on the rim with that otherwor...
Making a Rope That Matters

Making a Rope That Matters

Edelrid's Boa Eco 9.8 sets a new standard in green construction. The basics of the modern climbing rope haven't changed much since Edelrid, headquartered in ...