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Founded by Arizona resident Jake Case, Mountain Tripper is an online publication focused on exploring the nature in the American Southwest.

Jake is a bearded, flannel-loving tree-hugger with a passion for the natural world. A geographer by education, he’s worked as a park ranger with the National Park Service, a tour guide at the Grand Canyon South Rim, and a docent at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Armed with a predilection for writing and photography, he loves to explore the outdoors with his wife, daughter, their two dogs, and an extended family of friends and in-laws.

jake case and family

Jake, his daughter Lennon, and his wife Melissa