Outside’s Best Travel Photography: May 2014
Photographer Morgan Maassen captures five-time world champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore bodysurfing beneath Oahu’s famous Pipeline.
“Photos like this from days that would have otherwise been written off always remind me that there is a moment to be experienced and captured at any given time. You just have to find it,” Maassen says.
Rider Paul Stevens gets away from the popular mountain bike trails in Whistler and makes his own path along a river in British Columbia.
Filling in the Southern Hemisphere’s deepest man-made mining hole, Saint Bathan’s Blue Lake is a standup paddleboarder’s dream.
Climber and photographer Forest Woodward staged this amazing selfie after he saw what looked to be dry climbing line amongst the crashing waves.
The 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series got started on this picturesque platform in Havana, Cuba, in May.
After ditching their initial kayaking route due to cartel violence, Dane Jackson and crew ran the Alseseca River’s jaw dropping series of waterfalls.
Keith Mallow and photographer Jeff Johnson set out on a surfing trip from Bend, Oregon, to Baja, Mexico, in 2005. Many mornings looked like this.
Photographer Jeremy Koreski and his friends were dropped off at a remote lake in British Columbia by plane and floated the draining river all the way to a pickup location on the coast. Along the way, they fished for steelhead.
Lago Lácar in northern Patagonia is more than 20 miles long and is a popular kayaking destination for tourists and locals alike. Argentine photographer Isaias Miciu was able to capture this image using a drone above the lake.
When photographer Garrett Grove and a group of skiers stumbled upon this perfect pond for ski-skimming, they simply couldn’t pass up the opportunity to give it a shot.