the Portal Self Supported on the Grand Canyon

“The Portal” – Be Forever Altered – A Grand Canyon Packraft Adventure

“The Portal” – Self Supported Packrafting on the Grand Canyon Originally published February 2016, Steve “Doom” Fassbinder wrote about his first self-supported packrafting adventure into the Grand Canyon. We’ve recreated this post in Instagram posts. Enjoy! View this post on Instagram 31 days and counting and one of the Four […]

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Steve Fassbinder

In the News… Doom Featured in Outside Mag! Four Corners Guides an SBDC “Success Story”

Doom’s Featured in Outside Mag, October! And Four Corners Guides Featured as “Success Story” by SBDC Outside Mag: Doom combines mountain biking, rafting, and climbing One of the toughest nights of Steve Fassbinder’s life was spent stuck in an emergency bivy on the 19,000-foot Sim La pass in northern Pakistan, waiting […]

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Thad Ferrell and Steve Fassbinder bikeraft desert Utah.

The Pusher – A Bikeraft Photo & Film Gallery

Bikerafting & Bike Pushing Story & photos by Steve Fassbinder, originally published December 2103 I hereby dedicate this post to “the pushers,” literally, figuratively, and otherwise. Because, it’s the pushers that do the work, and it is they who push the limits of possibility. The pusher can equally steer you […]

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Round Up of Interesting Stuff Published by Doom & Friends

Need some good adventure reads or fun films to watch? You can always check out Doom’s blog, here. It’s chock full of history from some of his earliest rides. He originally published on blogger, but that mysteriously disappeared (along with many photos). Luckily we transferred most of the posts to […]

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lizzy and doom of Four Corners Guides

Mancos-Based Professional Adventurer, “Doom,” & Partner, Lizzy, Launch Four Corners Guides

We’re Officially Launching Four Corners Guides Next Friday! Long-time Durango Devo Explorers coach and professional mountain biker and photographer, Steve “Doom” Fassbinder is launching a new multi-sport (bikepack, packrafting, bikerafting) adventure guide service this fall with his partner, Lizzy Scully. They are launching Four Corners Guides in conjunction with one […]

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What's in your bikeraft kit?

What’s In Your Bikeraft Kit?

Your Bikeraft Kit: What Should You Take on Your Next Adventure? “Bringing the right amount of the appropriate gear is, in my mind, a critical component to any successful mission. Traveling alone and without language skills only intensifies the need for proper planning and self-reliance. Having said that, it would […]

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The crew at the top of the Curecanti Needle: A Packraft Trip

Storytime with Doom: Pack-Bike-Raft-Climb

Wouldn’t want to get your shoes dirty… now would ya? In October 2016, Steve “Doom” Fassbinder embarked on a climb and packraft trip to the Curecanti Needle, near Gunnison, Colorado. His partners included Thad Ferrell, owner of King Fisher Fly Guides and one of Four Corners Guide’s partners, as well […]

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Best Trip Photo, Bikepacking.com Award, Steve Fassbinder

Doom Wins Bikepacking.com Award

A Solo Bikerafting Adventure in Tajikistan Doom won “Best Trip Photography” in Bikepacking.com’s annual Awards for Film & Photography, for a solo bikerafting trip to Tajikistan. Doom has won two previous Bikepacking.com Awards, including “The Ballsiest Explorer,” in 2015 for a bikeraft trip to the Brooks Range and “Explorer of […]

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