ECO in the Media
National Geographic Adventure, May 2007
Outside, March 2006
National Geographic Adventure, March 2005
Global, October/November 2004
National Geographic Adventure, November 2003
Travel & Leisure, April 2003
National Geographic Adventure, March 2003
Abenteuer und Reisen, 2002
National Geographic Adventure March/April 2001, Canyon Confidential by David Roberts with photographs by Russell Kaye. Grant, Sue and Claire guided Russell for a 4 day shoot on the Escalante. Grant appears on the contents page and with Sue and Claire on page 102.
NHK (Japanese Public Television), Everett Ruess documentary. This was a six day filming project with a small Japanese TV crew featuring the wilderness and adventure in the Escalante. Grant features prominently in this film. Made in Coyote Gulch, the nature scenes are beautiful.
National Geographic Traveler, April 2000
National Geographic America's Back Roads and Byways by Ron Fisher and Sarah Leen. This book features a section on Grand Staircase-Escalante. Grant spend a day with hiking with Ron Fisher and several days guiding photographer Sarah Leen in the canyons for the book project.
Outside, January 1999, Trip Finder. "Five or six days of camping and hiking in the classic bedrock of America's newest great park...horses shouldering the load...into a red-rock panorama..." Outfitters: Escalante Canyon Outfitters.
Travel Holiday, March 1999. Grant, Sue and daughter Claire spent the day guiding photographer Macduff Everton who illustrated the article, 'The Wild and the Dammed'. Sue appears on page 91.
National Geographic Adventure, Spring 1999. Grant guided photographer Russell Kaye for images for a story called 'What Happened to Everett Ruess' by David Roberts. 'To explore the larger Escalante River canyon country, sign up with Grant Johnson and Sue Fearon of Escalante Canyon Outfitters. The couple run all-inclusive four to six day hiking trips into the wildest regions of the Escalante.'
National Geographic, July 1999, Grand Staircase-Escalante
Outside, April 1997, 'The Escalante Wilderness Imbroglio' by Frederick Turner. The Mark Klett photographs were taken on one of our canyon trips (many have recognized Molly dog on page 65). Grant, Sue and Doug Campbell can be seen on a redrock perch. (pg. 66) 'From its base in Boulder, Utah, Escalante Canyon Outfitters offers four-to six-day horse-supplied hiking trips.' (pg 69)
Vanished!! ,Turner Original Productions, Summer 1997. This was a 16 day wilderness shoot for the filming of a HDTV movie by cinematographer Dyanna Taylor and her production crew. The story was inspired by the life of Everett Ruess and the cinematography is beautiful. All the guides and the horses are in this one.