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Classic Hikes of North America Photo Gallery

GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield has spent the last decade hiking all over North America to identify and report on the most interesting hiking routes on the continent. With his new book just released by WW Norton & Co in New York, GreatOutdoors brings you the first excerpts, including this gallery of images from the lavishly illustrated volume.

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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.

Adventuring in Costa Rica

By Adam Jaquette

Come along with Adam Jaquette, author, educator and photographer, as he takes us through the highlights of an adventure trip to Costa Rica. "With its rich biodiversity and numerous distinct ecosystems,” Jaquette said, “Costa Rica is an ideal destination for nature lovers. Hiking, kayaking, surfing and exploring the wildlife of the famous “cloud forests” make the peaceful country an adventure travel dream.”

 

North Cascades Crest

By James Martin

Come along as GreatOutdoors.com gives you a sneak peak at photographer James Martin’s images from his iconic book on wildest mountain range in the lower 48: North Cascades Crest, Notes and Images from America's Alps. The Mountaineers Books is reprinting the classic volume, Martin's stunning work in photographs and words that describes his extensive experience in Washington North Cascades.

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Sierra: The Range of Light

By James Martin

Come along as GreatOutdoors.com gives you a sneak peak at photographer James Martin’s images from his iconic book, Sierra: Notes and Images from the Range of Light. The Mountaineers Books is reprinting the classic volume, Martin's stunning work in photographs and words that describes his extensive experience in California's Sierra Nevada.

 

An Iceland Grand Tour

By Adam Jaquette

Photographer Adam Jaquette shows us the wild side to Iceland in this collection of images. "What struck me about Iceland was the stark beauty of the country and the diversity of the countryside, from puffins nesting on the sea cliffs, beaches littered with ice, and geo-thermal geysers. Iceland is a place where nature still rules and visitors must respect it."

Art Wolfe Photographs the Mysterious Island of Madagascar

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Join us in this ongoing series as GreatOutdoors.com showcases photographer Art Wolfe's world-wide expeditions as he films his PBS series, Travels to the Edge. For this gallery, Art shows us a glimpse of the landscape and bizarre wildlife of the mysterious island of Madagascar, off the coast of Africa.

Photographing the Historic Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse

By Fletcher Jackson

The recent lunar eclipse was the first Winter Solstice full lunar eclipse since 1638, and Fletcher Jackson of Eastern Oregon was prepared to capture it in all its glory. Jackson, who lives near Bend, took advantage of clear, cold weather and his considerable photograph skills to produce this stunning image of the eclilpse.

Art Wolfe Photographs Antarctica

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Join us in this ongoing series as GreatOutdoors.com showcases photographer Art Wolfe's world-wide expeditions as he films his PBS series, Travels to the Edge. For this gallery, Art gives us a glimpse of the fantastic landscape and wildlife on the continent of Antarctica and the nearby Falkland Islands.

'Tis the Season to Go to Antarctica

By James Martin

The season is a short one, but any visit to Antarctica is an unforgettable experience. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com correspondent James Martin, author/photographer of the new book Planet Ice, makes his fourth journey to the ice continent. Martin used his time there this month to monitor climate change, and to record the asounding wildlife and landscape in images

Art Wolfe Photographs Patagonia's Fitz Roy Massif

Join us in this ongoing series as GreatOutdoors.com showcases photographer Art Wolfe's world-wide expeditions as he films his PBS series, Travels to the Edge. For this gallery, Art gives us a glimpse of the fantastic landscape at the tip of South America, Argentine Patagonia and the Fitz Roy Massif.

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Art Wolfe Photographs the American Southwest

Join us in this ongoing series as GreatOutdoors.com showcases photographer Art Wolfe's world-wide expeditions as he films his PBS series, Travels to the Edge. For this gallery, Art shows us a glimpse of the landscape of the America'n Southwest

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2010 Everest Photo Gallery 3: The Upper Mountain

By Dave Hahn - July 8th, 2010

GreatOutdoors.com Everest correspondent Dave Hahn shares his images from previous expeditions. Here, in this gallery of images taken high on Everest on his nine trips to the summit, Dave shows us the famous features of Everest's summit.

Images of Jordan

By Mary Beth Kratsas

See photographer Mary Beth Kratsas's images from the Kingdom of Jordan. 

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2010 Everest Photo Gallery 2: Base Camp and the Lower Mountain

By Dave Hahn - April 9th, 2010

GreatOutdoors.com Everest correspondent Dave Hahn shares his images from previous expeditions, here showing Base Camp, the Khumbu Icefall and the Western Cwm.

Art Wolfe Photographs Patagonia's Torres Del Paine National Park

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Join us in this ongoing series as GreatOutdoors.com showcases photographer Art Wolfe's world-wide expeditions as he films his PBS series, Travels to the Edge. For this gallery, Art shows us a glimpse of  Patagonia's remote Torres del Paine National Park in the Andes of Chile.

Art Wolfe's Gallery of Everest Images

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Renowned photographer Art Wolfe has completed more than 50 books, including High Himalaya, but is probably best known for his PBS television series, Travels to the Edge. For this stunning gallery of Mount Everest, Wolfe traveled to both Nepal and Tibet to photograph the world's highest peak from both sides.

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