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Images from the Wild Side

GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield takes his job writing about adventure seriously. The author of a dozen books on outdoor adventure, Potterfield in this gallery shares some of his favorite images from backcountry adventures from around the world.
 

Adventures at the Bobbie Burns Lodge

By Deborah Harrington

Summer adventures out of the Bobbie Burns Lodge in British Columbia cover the gamut, from hiking flower-filled meadows to scrambling up 9,000 foot mountains, and even traversing "via ferrata" routes. Operated by CMH, famous for it's heli-ski tours, the lodge summer experience comes complete with the Bell 212 helicopter to take you where you want to go.

Mount Rainier: Our Iconic Mountain

By James Martin

The Mountaineers Books is reprinting Mount Rainier: Notes & Images from Our Iconic Mountain, James Martin's stunning work of images and words that describes his extensive experience in Washington's Cascades and on Mount Rainier. GreatOutdoors.com presents this sneak peak at the images that made the book a classic.

Images from the North

By Stefan Wackerhagen

Adventurer and photographer Stefan Wackerhagen found a home in the arctic regions of the Yukon and Alaska. It is here in these northern climes where  he finds the wildlife and extraordinary expanse of wilderness that fuels his photography. “The natural wilderness of Canada's Yukon Territory and Alaska offers extraordinary panoramas and unrivalled wildlife. As a photographer I’m drawn to the way its light shifts in incredible ways, and its seasons change fast. There’s no place like it.”

 

The Muse of the Backcountry

By Dave Schiefelbein

Photographer Dave Schiefelbein finds inspiration in the changing moods of the backcountry, then works to caputre that moment.

Images from the Edge

GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield shares photos he's taken while writing about backcountry adventures.

Wild and Lonely Places

By Dave Schiefelbein

The work of adventure photographer Dave Schiefelbein.

Banff 2005 Photography Winners

The 2005 Banff Mountain Festivals wrapped up with a display of the winning images from the Banff Mountain Photography Competition.

A Look at the Wild Side

By James Martin

From ice climbers in the Canadian Rockies, to the grizzly bears of Denali and the surreal landscapes of Patagonia, to the ruins of an ancient civilization in Cambodia-these are all the subjects of renowned photographer James Martin, one of the most wide-ranging of working professionals in North America.

Tools for Creating Special Effects

By James Martin

Outdoor photographer James Martin, author of Digital Photography Outdoors, offers tips for creating special effects in this second in a series of regular columns on advanced digital outdoor photography

Banff 2004 Photography Winners

The 2004 Banff Mountain Festivals kicked off this week with the judging of the Mountain Photography Competition, while the The Banff Mountain Book Festival and Banff Mountain Film Festival will take place during the first week in November.

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