The Cleanest Line
Luke Nelson

Luke Nelson

Luke Nelson’s worst ideas have led him to a life of worldwide bipedal exploration. In addition to destroying his toenails while racing and adventuring across the planet, he is a husband, father and nearly a doctor. He lives in Pocatello, Idaho.


Photo: Jared Campbell

Lessons in Gratitude

Sep 8, 2017 September 8, 2017

It started on a hot afternoon in May, deep in Bears Ears National Monument. Four of us had been going hard for a couple of days and the fatigue from difficult miles was stacking up. One of us was struggling. It might have been lack of… Read More

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The Worst Idea: A Sufferfest in the Wyoming Wilderness

Sep 20, 2016 September 20, 2016

“You don’t have to be crazy,” Ty likes to say, “but it helps.” I’ve stopped counting how many times over the years these words have described our harebrained outings. Right then, I was trying to focus on surviving the current one. Anything that actually resembled running had stopped hours ago. Read More