Top 10 'Weekend Warrior' Photos

GearJunkie readers go on some of the most epic adventures imaginable. “Weekend Warrior” showcases you, the GJ reader, hiking, running, biking, climbing, paddling, and just generally getting it done in the great outdoors. Here are this week’s Top 10 reader photo submissions. Enjoy!

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Heads up: Raina Patrocinio gets her first look at the redwoods in Jedediah Smith State Park, CA.
Photo by Lauren Lindley

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Shot from the top: Jared Spaniol and Ken Bradbury at the top of the second pitch at Winston Wall in Sandstone Quarry, Las Vegas

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Touch the sky: Alex Eichman on Clouds Rest in Yosemite National Park


After the win: GearJunkie’s very own, Amy Oberbroeckling blew away the field in the women’s Cat 4 race at the Franconia Sculpture Cross in Franconia, MN

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Kick back: Michael French’s view of red rock country from the rim of Sycamore Canyon, AZ

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Up top: Matthew Klinner tops Blood mountain in northern Georgia

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Break out the leg warmers: Chris Jennings on a short ride home after a time trial in Sherman, TX

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A Bear by the fire: Andrew Gritzbaugh keeps warm at Serene Lake, Mt. Hood National Forest

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Take a hike: Jon Knighton and the gang near Amethyst Lake in Utah’s High Uintas

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Conquering the river: Tyler Bors and Max Patch raft down the French Broad River from North Carolina to Tennessee

—We post new “Weekend Warrior” photos early each week. To participate, email a few photos from your own weekend adventure to with name, location, and brief captions. We’ll post the best new ones each week.