Photography

The Ideal Photography Gear for Your Thru-Hike: 8 Factors

The Ideal Photography Gear for Your Thru-Hike: 8 Factors

If, like us, you intend to give priority to photography during your thru-hike, there are a few question to ask yourself before taking the plunge and buying expensive gear. Reflex...

Nov 8, 2017 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
The Little Moments

The Little Moments

Beastie Boy (Mike Dennis), 32 from Los Angeles, CA. Mike and I started the PCT from Campo about a week apart.  To this day, we have never officially met, but...

Oct 2, 2017 : Tommy Corey
The First 500: A collection of photographs from the PCT

The First 500: A collection of photographs from the PCT

Today marks my two-month trailiversarry and, being only 566 miles in, it's safe to say I'm taking my sweet time. Sure I've knocked out a few 20 mile days here...

Jun 13, 2017 : Reptar
The Best Cameras and Lenses for Hiking and Backpacking

The Best Cameras and Lenses for Hiking and Backpacking

Although no camera can perfectly recreate the beauty of the backcountry, some do a much job than others.  Once upon a time, using professional-caliber photography setup would've added several extra

Apr 27, 2017 : Zach
6 Thru-Hiking Photographers You Need to Be Following

6 Thru-Hiking Photographers You Need to Be Following

Capturing pretty pictures from the backcountry requires only a camera and a desire to explore. Consistently snapping jaw-dropping, eye-catching, or otherwise standout photos, however, necessitates

Mar 19, 2017 : Zach
A Photographic Journey of the Colorado Trail

A Photographic Journey of the Colorado Trail

On August 2, 2016, I stepped off the plane at Denver International Airport wearing trail runners, a new pack, and a giant sunhat. I was about to start hiking the Colorado Trail....

Nov 20, 2016 : Kat Ignatova
THRUHIKE: A Photographic Journey on the Appalachian Trail (Part 1)

THRUHIKE: A Photographic Journey on the Appalachian Trail (Part 1)

About Max "Bear Bag" Mishkin and Mishkin Photography In 2014, I quit my job. I had worked in political and legal organizing for a few years and I had planned...

Nov 6, 2016 : Max Mishkin
Reptar’s Thru Hike Gallery

Reptar’s Thru Hike Gallery

From the lowest valleys to the highest peaks, the Appalachian mountain range is a thing of beauty and splendor. Formed roughly 480 million years ago it is thought by scientists...

Mar 10, 2016 : Reptar
Finding the sweet spot

Finding the sweet spot

There's an ever expanding aspect of thru hiking that has directly connected us to the rest of the real world.  Technology has brought the world to us at the tip of...

Mar 8, 2016 : Dylan Niknot
With Nerves Building and the Anticipation Rising, the Countdown is Soon to be Over

With Nerves Building and the Anticipation Rising, the Countdown is Soon to be Over

I've been away for a while... So with only 1 month and 25 days till I arrive in Amicalola Falls State Park, I've been busting my ass getting prepped, shaving...

Jan 4, 2016 : Aaron Ibey