Morgan Sjogren

Morgan Sjogren is an author, explorer, and defender of wild places. Her books and writing focus on human-powered adventure, public lands, conservation, history, travel, and food. Sjogren devotes much of her writing and time to advocate, educate, and inspire others to help protect endangered landscapes and the environment.

Sjogren is the author of Path of Light: A Walk Through Colliding Legacies of Glen Canyon (Torrey House Press in April 2023). She is the author of OutlandishThe Best Bears Ears National Monument Hikes, and The Best Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Hikes. A nomad by nature, Sjogren lives on the Colorado Plateau and feels most at home in the wild. 


Adventure JournalArchaeology SouthwestArizona HighwaysBackpacker Magazine, bioGraphic MagazineThe Durango TelegraphThe Gulch MagazineOverland JournalPatagonia / The Cleanest LineREI Co-Op JournalROVA MagazineRunner’s WorldSidetracked MagazineSierra MagazineTrail Runner

Morgan is the recipient of a 2022 Water Desk Grant for reporting on the Colorado River for Sierra Magazine.