Adventure

Behind the Scenes with GoPro at the Winter X Games

A team of ten from GoPro, the tiny-camera giant, descended on Aspen, Colorado early last week. With close to 100 cameras and thousands of mounts, batteries, SD cards, and accessories, they were...

Adventures on Instagram: Andy Mann

In his relatively short career, Andy Mann has served as the senior photographer at Climbing Magazine and had his images appear in National Geographic and the New York Times. He cofounded...

Making History on the Dawn Wall

On January 14 as the sun was falling in Yosemite National Park, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed what is arguably the most difficult ascent in the history of rock climbing. The duo...

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life

Great nighttime shots—the ones with crystal-clear stars and the Milky Way practically jumping off the screen—are always a big hit on Instagram.

The Best National Park Photos of 2014

This was the year of Instagram. The square-photo app now has more users (300 million) than Twitter, and there's no sign that its astronomical growth is slowing. Photographers keep pushing the...

Finding Solitude and Wilderness in the Canadian Yukon

Ever since Swiss photographer Bruno Augsburger discovered the Canadian Yukon Territory in 2000, he's made it his goal to spend as much time there as possible. Augsburger will spend weeks alone in...

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in...

A Mountain Town with a Surfing Problem

America's best kept surfing secret? Missoula, Montana. Not your first guess, we know, but photographer Paolo Marchesi stumbled upon a band of dedicated wave junkies in the heart of the West....

Hot Summer Nights: Our Favorite Star-Filled Photos

Summer may be over, but memories of those long, warm nights live on. We searched for shots of the most beautiful star-filled nights and, as usual, our readers delivered. Here are 20 of our...

Lumberjack World Championships 2014

The Lumberjack World Championships, established in 1960, are a wildly entertaining display of the world's finest axmen and axwomen. But the event goes far beyond brute force and sharp blades...

Bringing The Colorado River Back to Life

On March 28th, 2014, the Morelos Dam on the Arizona/Mexico border was opened, and a "pulse flow" released—an experiment in ecological restoration. It worked: For the first time in...

Cold-Weather Surfing with Chris Burkard

Cold-weather surfers are cut from a different cloth. Eager to travel north, these guys dodge icebergs between sets and aren't afraid to freeze for the perfect Arctic barrel. Photographer Chris...