Brian Galyon has spent the last 2.5 years traveling, backpacking, camping, fly fishing, and exploring Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico with his energetic four-legged furry companion, Sierra. Making a name for himself in the world of self-reliant adventure travel, commonly known as Overlanding, Brian customized his 4x4 Toyota Tacoma truck for full-time living so he could stay in the backcountry for long periods of time while performing trail maintenance in the San Isabel National Forest and neighboring BLM Lands. From summers spent working on trails above tree line dodging lightning storms to hunkering down for winter camping in -27F temps with blinding snow, Brian has truly learned what it takes to make living outdoors year around in the Colorado Rockies a comfortable endeavor.
The inspiration behind Brian's lifestyle is rooted in minimalism. Seeking out "The Simple Life" has provided a newfound perspective on what it means to truly live a meaningful existence with a clear conscience. Too often as humans we take on more responsibilities than we can handle, isolate ourselves to have a break from the chaos, or self medicate in order to cope with the stresses of "The Grind." If your life and responsibilities are causing chaos to your overall physical and mental health, this is your body telling you change is needed. Brian experienced an immense amount of stress in his previous Corporate Career and decided to make wholesale life changes to pursue his passion of helping Public Lands. In doing so, his life has gone from a stressed out mess to one of fulfillment, happiness, and well-being. If there's one piece of advice Brian would like to give you, it's this...
Simplify your life, follow your heart, and spend as much time in nature as you can.