Photo Essays

Visual stories of adventure told through film photography and firsthand experiences

In Search of Vanishing Ice Border in Greenland's Arctic North

Stunning Film Photography Proves the Threat of Climate Change in Greenland

Following an old Inuit hunting path through towering ice floes and colorful villages to track climate change in the Arctic

A 24-Hour Guide to Summiting Sgurr Na Stri, on the Isle of Skye

A Guide to Summiting Scotland's Most Epic Peak, on the Isle of Skye

Trip report, gear recommendations, and dos & dont's for future trips to Scotland's most stunning viewpoint—bothy included

The Accident on Wedge Mountain

Accident on Wedge Mountain: A Firsthand Account of the Day I Should Have Died

It was another summit bid for an experienced mountaineer back on his old stomping grounds. Then it all went wrong

What it's Like to Hike Mount Vinicunca, Peru's Rainbow Mountain

15 Film Photos From Hiking Vinicunca—Peru's Famed Rainbow Mountain

Deep in the Peruvian Andes exists an ancient land of unbelievable natural beauty, if you're willing to work for it

A 35mm Love Letter to Freedom of Movement in the Mountains

A 35mm Love Letter to Open Borders and Freedom of Movement

Slovenian photographer Jaka Bulc shares B&W photography made across the Alps amid rising tides of nationalism

An Explorer's Guide to Sardinia, Italy's Island Paradise

An Explorer's Guide to Sardinia, Italy's Mediterranean Paradise

Dos & don'ts, where to eat and stay, and how to best navigate the region's many epic empty cove beaches (spoiler: it's a dinghy)

What It's Like to Fish for Salmon in Alaska as a Greenhorn

What It's Like to Spend a Summer Salmon Fishing in Alaska as a Greenhorn

Adventure photographer James Barkman trades his famous VW bus for a fishing boat for a summer of salmon chasing

25 Film Photos From a 3-Day Backcountry Yurt Trip in Montana

25 Film Photos From a 3-Day Backcountry Yurt Trip to Montana's Secret Powder Paradise

Splitboarding, ski touring, and guided avalanche training deep in the remote Tobacco Root Mountains with Big Sky Backcountry Guides

29 Film Photos From a Jackson Hole Backcountry Powder Mission

29 Film Photos From a Jackson Hole Backcountry Powder Mission with Vans

Living the high life in big sky country with Vans snowboarding—hiking couloirs, splitboarding sidecountry & soaking in hot springs

A Year of Wandering in Unique Light, on Medium Format Film

21 Medium Format Photos Artfully Document a Year of Wandering

Hyper realistic plant portraits, surreal landscapes, and intimate encounters draw a visual line through time and place

Film Photography and Learning to Cede Control in Norway's Fjords

A 35mm Love Letter to Norway's Fjords and the Freedom of Ceding Control

A well regimented expedition to Norway reveals life lessons and surreal landscapes while biking, hiking, and kayaking the immense countryside

48 Hours in Sun Valley: A Skier's Guide to Idaho's Best Backcountry

48 Hours in Sun Valley: A Skier's Guide to Idaho's Best Backcountry

Steep couloirs, burn zone ski tours, natural hot springs, and hazy 35mm photography by way of local legend Wyatt Caldwell