Photo essays

How to Trick Your Friends Into Hut Hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains
How to Trick Your Friends Into Hut Hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains

On a shotgun hiking trip in Spain, one writer proves you can put your friends through hell and have them thank you for it too

Visitor's Guide to Monhegan Island, a Car-Free Escape Off the Maine Coast
How to Visit Maine's Monhegan Island , a Car-Free Paradise for Nature Lovers

The tiny, ferry-accessible island off the coast of New England has art galleries, hiking trails, a brewery, and, yes, lobster rolls

14 Film Photos That Show Friluftsliv—Norway's Ethos of a Life Outdoors
14 Film Photos That Show Friluftsliv—Norway's Ethos of a Life Outdoors

With a right to roam that's enshrined in law, outdoor kindergartens, and nation-wide summer vacation, Norway takes outdoor culture to new heights

Searching for Solitude and Superblooms in California's Carrizo Plain
Searching for Solitude and a Superbloom in Southern California

One photographer drove to her favorite solitary slice of wilderness to document The Golden State's historic wildflower superbloom

20 Film Photos from 4 Days of Hiking in Zion National Park
20 Film Photos from 4 Days of Hiking in Zion National Park

Desert season is here—here's a glimpse of the beloved park and its searing natural landscapes via the lens of one intrepid Los Angeles photographer

Why Dogsledding Is the Best Way to See Minnesota's Boundary Waters
Exploring One of the Midwest's Vast Underrated Wilderness Areas by Dogsled

Tucked up against the Canadian border, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness comprises over a million acres and thousands of lakes and streams

How Artist Jorge Obregón Paints Mexico's Tallest Volcanos en Plein air
How Famed Mexican Painter Jorge Obregón Turns His Country's Volcanoes Into Art

Photographer Luis Ortega accompanies the acclaimed artist into the field to paint Popocatépetl, Mexico's second tallest stratovolcano

Searching for Unspoiled Snow & Ski Areas Along Canada's Powder Highway
Searching for Fresh Tracks & Unspoiled Ski Areas Along Canada's Famed Powder Highway

Travel tips from the 630-mile route in eastern British Columbia home to some of the world's best—and little known—ski resorts and mountain towns

Celebrating Life & Friendship While Sea Kayaking Mexico's Baja Coast
Celebrating Life & Friendship While Sea Kayaking in Mexico's Gulf of California

A group of friends reconvene for a formerly annual island hopping adventure off the coast of Mexico to celebrate the life of a lost loved one

Hiking to Three Fingers Lookout, Surprise Cargo & Film Camera in Hand
21 Disposable Film Photos From a Treacherous Hike to a 1930's PNW Fire Lookout Tower

A group of friends once again prove no good deed goes unpunished on an arduous hike to visit a historic 1932 Fire Tower in Washington's Cascade Range

Nikonos V Review: The Ultimate Film Camera for Outdoor Adventure
Why the Nikonos V Is the Ultimate Film Camera for Outdoor Adventure

Developed by Jacques Cousteau and introduced in 1963, this iconic waterproof Nikon has a lot to live up to, so we took it to Costa Rica for a test

Chasing the Famous & Rare Golden Larch in North Cascades National Park
Photo Essay: Chasing the Famous & Rare Golden Larch in North Cascades National Park

Medium format photos from deep in the rugged alpine of Washington State, where each fall for rare moment a brilliant gold hue overtakes the evergreen

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