A collection of photos from my time spent in nature 🏕
When 3000-4000' peaks shoot straight from the ocean they create quite a dominating shoreline! 📸: @alexspaeth
May 23, 2017
I'm forcing myself to take a break from Alaska photos! So here's a photo of my favorite feature in @yellowstonenps: Excelsior Geyser! Also, each day this week I'm sharing a quick photography tip over on @hitec_usa's page so be sure to stop over there and check them out 😊 #everydaywild
May 22, 2017
Kayaking next to Northwestern Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park with @millerslandingescape 👌👌
May 18, 2017
Our trip to Kenai Fjords was full of wildlife sightings and one of the most common critters we encountered were these curious seals. As we were paddling they would pop their heads out of the water and watch us slowly make our way through the fjord. After a few moments they'd sink back beneath the surface only to pop up in a new spot and watch us from a new angle. I can't read seals' thoughts, but if I could I imagine this guy would be thinking something along the lines of "what's wrong with those weird, skinny surface seals?" 😅
May 16, 2017
On the second and final night of our kayak trip in the Northwestern Fjord of @kenaifjordsnationalpark we camped on a beach near Sunlight Glacier. We spent the night listening to the creaking, cracking, and calving of the glaciers that fill the fjord. It was remarkable and humbling. I couldn't dream up a more beautiful experience if I tried!
May 15, 2017
I've spent the past few days exploring @kenaifjordsnps with @alexspaeth and although I really don't like to play favorites, I think I have a new favorite national park. I knew it would be a special place but nothing prepared me for just how beautiful and impressive it would be. From mountainous fjords jutting from the ocean towards the sky to the cracking and moaning glaciers to the abundance of marine wildlife this place is unforgettable! Unfortunately today is our last day in Alaska but we are going to squeeze in one last hike and if you want to tag along with me head over to @theoutbound and tune into their Instagram story because I'm taking it over!
May 14, 2017
Can you spot me in this photo?! 🐜Tomorrow @alexspaeth and I are heading to Alaska for a little kayaking, hiking, and camping! Alaska is without a doubt my favorite state. It has a raw, wild beauty and it's easy to pretend that maybe, just maybe, you are seeing places no human has seen before.
May 8, 2017
I've been in a bit of a nostalgic mood recently so I spent some time going through my archives, reminiscing about past adventures, and re-editing a photo here and there when inspiration strikes. This shot is from October 2015 (has it been that long already?!) when I visited Maui and drove the Road to Hana. This scenic route is 64.4 miles long, has 600 curves, 54 bridges, and takes you on one unforgettable journey past fairytale-like landscapes and waterfalls galore 👌👌
May 7, 2017
When out hiking or backpacking I can easily slip into that hustle-to-the-destination mode but sometimes it's nice to force myself to stop and take in my surroundings. After all, I may only get to see some of these places once in my lifetime so I need to spend every second I can soaking up these views!
Apr 28, 2017
Not much compares to the feeling of relief that sweeps over me after seeing first light the morning after a long, cold night of winter camping. In the depths of the night when I'm huddled in my sleeping bag, futilely trying to get a good night's rest I definitely question my sanity, but all doubts are erased when these views are sprawled out before me 🔥 Side note: all along the right side of the frame you can see ski tracks. Talk about some stellar runs!
Apr 25, 2017