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Did anyone call for an Uber?

Did anyone call for an Uber?

129 2 29 minutes ago
WONDERLAND | Day 5 | 16.5 miles
Thankfully, I woke up and my ankle was not bruised and it’s range of motion was good! We quickly hiked down to Longmire to pick up our resupply bucket for the remainder of the trail. 
The weather today was overcast and drizzly, and the scenery was nice, but not amazing. I listened to podcasts for most of the day to keep my energy and spirits up. 
We ended the relatively easy day with a super steep climb to our camp at Nickel Creek, foreshadowing the climbs for tomorrow.
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 #goparks #findyourpark #nationalparkspartnership #the59parks #nationalparklife #nationalparkgeek #nationalparkservice #pnwonderland #optoutside #ourwild #lifeofadventure #hikingthru #wildernessculture 
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WONDERLAND | Day 5 | 16.5 miles
Thankfully, I woke up and my ankle was not bruised and it’s range of motion was good! We quickly hiked down to Longmire to pick up our resupply bucket for the remainder of the trail.
The weather today was overcast and drizzly, and the scenery was nice, but not amazing. I listened to podcasts for most of the day to keep my energy and spirits up.
We ended the relatively easy day with a super steep climb to our camp at Nickel Creek, foreshadowing the climbs for tomorrow.
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#goparks #findyourpark #nationalparkspartnership #the59parks #nationalparklife #nationalparkgeek #nationalparkservice #pnwonderland #optoutside #ourwild #lifeofadventure #hikingthru #wildernessculture
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57 2 1 hour ago
Like if you enjoy the smell of campfire, open sky and chill water of the mountain river! 😍🏔 Hope you are loving the Summer! ☀️🔥 Check more hand printed in AZ mugs on our website to get inspired for your next adventure!🙌
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Like if you enjoy the smell of campfire, open sky and chill water of the mountain river! 😍🏔 Hope you are loving the Summer! ☀️🔥 Check more hand printed in AZ mugs on our website to get inspired for your next adventure!🙌
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13 0 2 hours ago
View from camp. Sure have missed sleeping in the shadow of these volcanoes 🌋 Using the Eddie Bauer Stargazer 2P tent and the Eddie Bauer Kara Koram 20 degree bag 👌 #WhyIHike #LiveYourAdventure #EBContributor @eddiebauer

View from camp. Sure have missed sleeping in the shadow of these volcanoes 🌋 Using the Eddie Bauer Stargazer 2P tent and the Eddie Bauer Kara Koram 20 degree bag 👌 #WhyIHike #LiveYourAdventure #EBContributor @eddiebauer

1,652 36 2 hours ago
It’s funny the life changing moments. They aren’t the loud changes that happen with a bang, but the subtle nuances that keep momentum..
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Personally, I struggle with patience as much as the next person. Growing up in the athletic world, change was encouraged to happen quickly.
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As I work my way through different avenues of life, I realize the importance of patience.
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Patience will always be a practice for me. Although it is not always the most enjoyable feelings, it is rewarding in the end.
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#montana #explore #getlost #mtbigskyseries #exploreoften #bigskycountry #montanamoment #merknmountains #canon #canonphotography #hike #hikeculture #hikeadventures #findyourflow #ruephoto

It’s funny the life changing moments. They aren’t the loud changes that happen with a bang, but the subtle nuances that keep momentum..

Personally, I struggle with patience as much as the next person. Growing up in the athletic world, change was encouraged to happen quickly.

As I work my way through different avenues of life, I realize the importance of patience.

Patience will always be a practice for me. Although it is not always the most enjoyable feelings, it is rewarding in the end.





#montana #explore #getlost #mtbigskyseries #exploreoften #bigskycountry #montanamoment #merknmountains #canon #canonphotography #hike #hikeculture #hikeadventures #findyourflow #ruephoto

21 0 3 hours ago
Middle Teton from just above the saddle

Middle Teton from just above the saddle

36 2 5 hours ago
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20 1 7 hours ago
sonbahar mı geliyor nedir bu havalar?🎃🍂🌧

sonbahar mı geliyor nedir bu havalar?🎃🍂🌧

54 1 7 hours ago
Yesterday we posted a montage of animals we saw during our visit to Galcier National Park, but we missed one special creature.⠀
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 These furry friends are arguably the bravest animal in the park. They are small, but man are they mighty. ⠀
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Who are we talking about? The chipmunk of course! If you have been to Glacier, then you know exactly what we are talking about. These little guys have no issue coming straight to you, climbing over your pack, and are always willing to eat your left overs. ⠀
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If you look to the right of Ann’s hand, you will see a chipmunk seconds away from climbing straight into her lap to say “hello”. ⠀
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*** No matter how cute they are, please NEVER feed wildlife. Even if your intentions are good, the consequences could be negative for the animal***

Yesterday we posted a montage of animals we saw during our visit to Galcier National Park, but we missed one special creature.⠀

These furry friends are arguably the bravest animal in the park. They are small, but man are they mighty. ⠀

Who are we talking about? The chipmunk of course! If you have been to Glacier, then you know exactly what we are talking about. These little guys have no issue coming straight to you, climbing over your pack, and are always willing to eat your left overs. ⠀

If you look to the right of Ann’s hand, you will see a chipmunk seconds away from climbing straight into her lap to say “hello”. ⠀

*** No matter how cute they are, please NEVER feed wildlife. Even if your intentions are good, the consequences could be negative for the animal***

77 12 7 hours ago
#CASCADEMOUNTAIN ⛰

#CASCADEMOUNTAIN

262 13 8 hours ago
head in the clouds

head in the clouds

2,371 63 8 hours ago
That high you get from hiking 🙌

That high you get from hiking 🙌

36 1 9 hours ago
Get outside and smell the adventure!

Get outside and smell the adventure!

428 28 10 hours ago
A break in the storm clouds allowed for this unbelievable spectacle to occur. Lasting for only a minute or two, this rainbow emerged as my sister and I were driving through Mount Rainier National Park! I immediately pulled over onto a small gravel section near the road and, like a kid in a candy store, ran around shooting this temporary beauty! This was the brightest and most saturated rainbow that I’ve ever witnessed! 🌈

A break in the storm clouds allowed for this unbelievable spectacle to occur. Lasting for only a minute or two, this rainbow emerged as my sister and I were driving through Mount Rainier National Park! I immediately pulled over onto a small gravel section near the road and, like a kid in a candy store, ran around shooting this temporary beauty! This was the brightest and most saturated rainbow that I’ve ever witnessed! 🌈

94 10 10 hours ago
Here are some more photos from the past couple of days! .
Tahoe was fun and now we’re on our way towards Kennedy Meadows North 💚
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Only a few more stops along the way till the end 😭
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#pctig #pacificcresttrail #pct2019 #trekthepct #thruhike #thruhiking #hikingculture #nature #natureaddicts #naturephotography #naturelovers #outdoors #outdoorliving #outdoorphotography #optoutside #getoutdoors #adventure #trekking #adventurenthusiasts #merknmountains #peoplewhoadventure #wilderness #wildernessculture #wanderlust #wanderer #withguthook

Here are some more photos from the past couple of days! .
Tahoe was fun and now we’re on our way towards Kennedy Meadows North 💚
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Only a few more stops along the way till the end 😭
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#pctig #pacificcresttrail #pct2019 #trekthepct #thruhike #thruhiking #hikingculture #nature #natureaddicts #naturephotography #naturelovers #outdoors #outdoorliving #outdoorphotography #optoutside #getoutdoors #adventure #trekking #adventurenthusiasts #merknmountains #peoplewhoadventure #wilderness #wildernessculture #wanderlust #wanderer #withguthook

180 5 10 hours ago
From a peaceful evening watching the colours of the sky fade into the layers of the mountains.

From a peaceful evening watching the colours of the sky fade into the layers of the mountains.

123 4 10 hours ago
Soak it all in.⚡️✨
@echtrablanketco 📸: @kenzie_hughes_

Soak it all in.⚡️✨
@echtrablanketco 📸: @kenzie_hughes_

726 23 11 hours ago
#waterfallwednesday brought to you by our local trickle..
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#earth_shotz #earth #earthfever #hikingbangers #allaboutadventures #wildernessnation #liveyouradventure

#waterfallwednesday brought to you by our local trickle..
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#earth_shotz #earth #earthfever #hikingbangers #allaboutadventures #wildernessnation #liveyouradventure

400 17 12 hours ago
Takin’ a walk on the wild side 🚶‍♀️

Takin’ a walk on the wild side 🚶‍♀️

10,414 149 13 hours ago
A perfect sunrise in New Zealand. While the others slept, me and @yann__b decided to take his van out for a spin on the photogenic roads around Mount Cook. This little adventure was well worth the early wake up call.

A perfect sunrise in New Zealand. While the others slept, me and @yann__b decided to take his van out for a spin on the photogenic roads around Mount Cook. This little adventure was well worth the early wake up call.

4,275 77 13 hours ago
I think there’s been a total of three mountain outings that haven’t included my puffy this year... Somehow we are already two-thirds of the way through August and I am not ready to go back to stinky Ontario 😭 If anyone would like to finish the last year of my degree for me that’d be great.

I think there’s been a total of three mountain outings that haven’t included my puffy this year... Somehow we are already two-thirds of the way through August and I am not ready to go back to stinky Ontario 😭 If anyone would like to finish the last year of my degree for me that’d be great.

245 2 13 hours ago
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“When women support each other, incredible things happen.”
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I am so grateful for all the amazing women I have connected with through this awesome hiking community. @applekallisti is a badass hiker, a feisty human being, and an authentic woman. So glad we were able to conquer a peak together! 😍
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🥂 cheers to all the women supporting each other and lifting each other up! We need more women like that in this world 😘😘
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“When women support each other, incredible things happen.”
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I am so grateful for all the amazing women I have connected with through this awesome hiking community. @applekallisti is a badass hiker, a feisty human being, and an authentic woman. So glad we were able to conquer a peak together! 😍
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🥂 cheers to all the women supporting each other and lifting each other up! We need more women like that in this world 😘😘
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#womancrushwednesday #hikerbabes #sittonopeak #peakbagging #mountaingirls #modernhiker #socalhiker #sixpackofpeaks #ultimatehikingchallenge #hikecalifornia #optoutside #womenempowerment #hikingaddict #peoplewhoadventure #idhikethat #staywild #likeamountaingirl #hikelikeagirl #merknmountains #hikingbangers #lahikes #hikecalifornia #socalhiking #52hikechallenge #namaste #womenwhoexplore #adventureenthusiasts #hikingfever #hikergirl #wcw

691 30 14 hours ago
Presenting the most beautiful Cricket ground in India and 3rd in the word
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium.
With the capacity of 23000 spectators it was established in 2003.
Nested along the foothills of the Dhauladhar Range, the HPCA Stadium is a unique stadium in the country as it is situated at an altitude of 1,457m above the sea level. .
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#travelrealindia #trailsofindia #travel #travelindia #mobile_photography #photographers_of_india #photooftheday #shotonmobile #shotonphone #himachalpradesh #himachalpradeshtourism #travelinhimachalpradesh #himachaltourism #dharamshala #hpca #mountains #hill #merknmountains #india #incredibleindia #ll.wtf.ll #wtfRachit
#trip #insta #instapic #followforfollow #likeforlikes #instadaily #insta

Presenting the most beautiful Cricket ground in India and 3rd in the word
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium.
With the capacity of 23000 spectators it was established in 2003.
Nested along the foothills of the Dhauladhar Range, the HPCA Stadium is a unique stadium in the country as it is situated at an altitude of 1,457m above the sea level. .
©Rachit Jain
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#travelrealindia #trailsofindia #travel #travelindia #mobile_photography #photographers_of_india #photooftheday #shotonmobile #shotonphone #himachalpradesh #himachalpradeshtourism #travelinhimachalpradesh #himachaltourism #dharamshala #hpca #mountains #hill #merknmountains #india #incredibleindia #ll.wtf.ll #wtfRachit
#trip #insta #instapic #followforfollow #likeforlikes #instadaily #insta

90 8 15 hours ago
One month! 
One month until I get to marry you!
One month until I get to spend the rest of my life with you!
One month until I get to put a ring on your finger! 
One month until we get to celebrate our love!
One month until we get to say I do!
And One month until an Eternity of laughter, support and happiness! I love you!! ❤️ 🚡 🏔 💗 📷: @bjornbauerphoto @carolinecbauer .
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#colorado #vail #vaillive #vailcolorado #vailwedding #coloradoviews  #Coloradoadventures  #coloradoproud #coloradomountains #coloradocreative #coloradoshared #colorado_creative 
#engagementphotoshoot #engagementpictures 
#mountainsadventures #nicehike #amongthewild #adventurenthusiasts #departedoutdoors #artofdestinations #trekkingtoes #hikersofinstagram #findyourbackcountry #merknmountains #theadventurenetwork #travel_regram #beatenpathco 
#mountainlovers #wildernessnation #theearthoutdoors

One month!
One month until I get to marry you!
One month until I get to spend the rest of my life with you!
One month until I get to put a ring on your finger!
One month until we get to celebrate our love!
One month until we get to say I do!
And One month until an Eternity of laughter, support and happiness! I love you!! ❤️ 🚡 🏔 💗 📷: @bjornbauerphoto @carolinecbauer .
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#colorado #vail #vaillive #vailcolorado #vailwedding #coloradoviews #Coloradoadventures #coloradoproud #coloradomountains #coloradocreative #coloradoshared #colorado_creative
#engagementphotoshoot #engagementpictures
#mountainsadventures #nicehike #amongthewild #adventurenthusiasts #departedoutdoors #artofdestinations #trekkingtoes #hikersofinstagram #findyourbackcountry #merknmountains #theadventurenetwork #travel_regram #beatenpathco
#mountainlovers #wildernessnation #theearthoutdoors

403 31 16 hours ago
✨NEW BLOG POST✨
Kayaking has become one of my favorite summer activities, and luckily we have some awesome little lakes here in Arizona that offer some fantastic views for a day of paddling! Check out my blog post on three of my favorite Arizona lakes ⬇️ https://heartoutdoorswithhaley.com/3-of-my-favorite-northern-arizona-lakes/
✨LINK IN BIO✨
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#Wildernessnation #Hikingadventures #Hikingtheglobe  #Sheisthewild #Nationalparkobsessed #Hikevibes #Mindthewild #Travelblogger #Naturelover #Discoverearth #bucketlist #theadventurenetwork #badasshikingwomen #womenwhoexplore #merknmountains #explore #adventure #mountainsasventures #wanderwomeninc #womenwhohike #hikerbabesorg100 #allaboutadventures #breathinghikes #arizona #kayaking #lakelife #explorearizona #womenwhoexplorearizona

✨NEW BLOG POST✨
Kayaking has become one of my favorite summer activities, and luckily we have some awesome little lakes here in Arizona that offer some fantastic views for a day of paddling! Check out my blog post on three of my favorite Arizona lakes ⬇️ https://heartoutdoorswithhaley.com/3-of-my-favorite-northern-arizona-lakes/
✨LINK IN BIO✨
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#Wildernessnation #Hikingadventures #Hikingtheglobe #Sheisthewild #Nationalparkobsessed #Hikevibes #Mindthewild #Travelblogger #Naturelover #Discoverearth #bucketlist #theadventurenetwork #badasshikingwomen #womenwhoexplore #merknmountains #explore #adventure #mountainsasventures #wanderwomeninc #womenwhohike #hikerbabesorg100 #allaboutadventures #breathinghikes #arizona #kayaking #lakelife #explorearizona #womenwhoexplorearizona

108 8 16 hours ago
Spending the next 2 days off brainstorming ways to get paid to go hiking everyday 🥾 #thenorthface #kathmandu #macpac #osprey #patagonia #givemeajobpls

Spending the next 2 days off brainstorming ways to get paid to go hiking everyday 🥾 #thenorthface #kathmandu #macpac #osprey #patagonia #givemeajobpls

84 4 18 hours ago
📍 Store Smørstabbtinden, Sognefjellet.
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6 ЖИЗНЕННО НЕВАЖНЫХ ФАКТОВ ОБО МНЕ.
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🤪  Имею очень богатое воображение. На днях Викинг решил подбросить туриста до ближайшей остановки. Молчаливый немец сел сзади меня. Все эти несчастные 15 минут пути я представляла в красках как он перерезает мне горло. Или леской душит. Или сначала убивает Викинга, потом забирает машину и меня в багажник кидает! (Вот, зачем я ему сдалась?!)
🤪  В кино всегда беру сааааамый огромный поп-корн и съедаю его в одну морду! И да, Джо не делится едой!
🤪  Дома завязываю себе идеальный пучок. Красивый, в меру упитанный и в самом расцвете сил. Если собираюсь повторить на выход – ПРОВАЛ! Выглядит «Я упала с самосвала, тормозила чем попало».
🤪  Люблю запах собственного загара, новых книг и журналов. Хлебом не корми, отведи в книжный понюхать!
🤪 У меня живот-предатель. Когда сижу в полной тишине в общественном месте, начинает орать. С завыванием ещё так. Когда одна, скромно мяукнет и всё. Чувствует себя хозяином ситуации!
🤪  Раньше очень боялась высоты, а теперь испытываю адреналинистый восторг на обрывах.
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Расскажите хотя бы 1 жизненно неважный факт о себе, а то чего я одна как дура❓
📸: Я, мяукающий живот, говнопучок и обрыв.

📍 Store Smørstabbtinden, Sognefjellet.

6 ЖИЗНЕННО НЕВАЖНЫХ ФАКТОВ ОБО МНЕ.

🤪 Имею очень богатое воображение. На днях Викинг решил подбросить туриста до ближайшей остановки. Молчаливый немец сел сзади меня. Все эти несчастные 15 минут пути я представляла в красках как он перерезает мне горло. Или леской душит. Или сначала убивает Викинга, потом забирает машину и меня в багажник кидает! (Вот, зачем я ему сдалась?!)
🤪 В кино всегда беру сааааамый огромный поп-корн и съедаю его в одну морду! И да, Джо не делится едой!
🤪 Дома завязываю себе идеальный пучок. Красивый, в меру упитанный и в самом расцвете сил. Если собираюсь повторить на выход – ПРОВАЛ! Выглядит «Я упала с самосвала, тормозила чем попало».
🤪 Люблю запах собственного загара, новых книг и журналов. Хлебом не корми, отведи в книжный понюхать!
🤪 У меня живот-предатель. Когда сижу в полной тишине в общественном месте, начинает орать. С завыванием ещё так. Когда одна, скромно мяукнет и всё. Чувствует себя хозяином ситуации!
🤪 Раньше очень боялась высоты, а теперь испытываю адреналинистый восторг на обрывах.

Расскажите хотя бы 1 жизненно неважный факт о себе, а то чего я одна как дура❓
📸: Я, мяукающий живот, говнопучок и обрыв.

1,465 245 19 hours ago
📍Dettifoss, Iceland 🇮🇸
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One of the places where you are just overwhelmed by the exposed beauty and power of our nature
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(Although i look like i am standing on the end of the cliff edge, i had enough safety margin;;) .
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#merknmountains #hikingculture #visualsofearth #justgoshoot #livetravelchannel #travelgram #somewheremagazine #trekking #여행에미치다

📍Dettifoss, Iceland 🇮🇸
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One of the places where you are just overwhelmed by the exposed beauty and power of our nature
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(Although i look like i am standing on the end of the cliff edge, i had enough safety margin;;) .
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#merknmountains #hikingculture #visualsofearth #justgoshoot #livetravelchannel #travelgram #somewheremagazine #trekking #여행에미치다

116 7 19 hours ago
The thrill of discovery! With @heykelseyj / @nomadict: Nowadays you are combining travel with photography. How does these two things combined make you feel?

@heykelseyj: Honestly, traveling on a budget is hard. You get hardly any sleep, are usually living in a hostel or camper van, and are camping all the time. It’s not the easiest conditions to live in constantly, but I love it. Because it all comes together and is more than worth it when you have those huge moments, those unforgettable memories that you’re going to remember forever. Specific times that you’d never have even imagined otherwise. They are few and far between, but I feel like I’ve had these awestruck moments in every country I’ve been to.

For example, one of those moments for me was hiking to Preikestolen in Norway for sunrise.

It was a tough uphill hike in pitch black in order to get there, and we made it just in time to see the most incredible sunrise. It felt euphoric..I literally cried it was so beautiful!

Those are the moments in life that I’m constantly chasing when I travel. And better, yet, I get to preserve them in time forever with photography.

@nomadict: Do you find landscape photography to be a challenge?

@heykelseyj: I feel like what makes landscape photography so interesting is that it’s so much of a challenge to get the perfect shot. Honestly, I’m a competitive person and I get bored really easily, so landscape and travel photography its a good way to always push myself. For example, I got into camping and backpacking because of specific photos I wanted to take that required it. Now I love doing both, but I wouldn’t even consider attempting these two activities a few years back.

What makes landscapes tough is that you need to reach a destination that could be half the world away, in the middle of nowhere, etc. so you have to figure out how to get there. Then, you have to hope you get the perfect weather conditions or else you’ll have to wait there for days just to get one shot. But it’s the crazy journey behind getting that shot that makes it so interesting. And the challenge it took to get it makes it so rewarding in the end!

@nomadict: Special greetings to @heykelseyj 🙏😊

The thrill of discovery! With @heykelseyj / @nomadict: Nowadays you are combining travel with photography. How does these two things combined make you feel?

@heykelseyj: Honestly, traveling on a budget is hard. You get hardly any sleep, are usually living in a hostel or camper van, and are camping all the time. It’s not the easiest conditions to live in constantly, but I love it. Because it all comes together and is more than worth it when you have those huge moments, those unforgettable memories that you’re going to remember forever. Specific times that you’d never have even imagined otherwise. They are few and far between, but I feel like I’ve had these awestruck moments in every country I’ve been to.

For example, one of those moments for me was hiking to Preikestolen in Norway for sunrise.

It was a tough uphill hike in pitch black in order to get there, and we made it just in time to see the most incredible sunrise. It felt euphoric..I literally cried it was so beautiful!

Those are the moments in life that I’m constantly chasing when I travel. And better, yet, I get to preserve them in time forever with photography.

@nomadict: Do you find landscape photography to be a challenge?

@heykelseyj: I feel like what makes landscape photography so interesting is that it’s so much of a challenge to get the perfect shot. Honestly, I’m a competitive person and I get bored really easily, so landscape and travel photography its a good way to always push myself. For example, I got into camping and backpacking because of specific photos I wanted to take that required it. Now I love doing both, but I wouldn’t even consider attempting these two activities a few years back.

What makes landscapes tough is that you need to reach a destination that could be half the world away, in the middle of nowhere, etc. so you have to figure out how to get there. Then, you have to hope you get the perfect weather conditions or else you’ll have to wait there for days just to get one shot. But it’s the crazy journey behind getting that shot that makes it so interesting. And the challenge it took to get it makes it so rewarding in the end!

@nomadict: Special greetings to @heykelseyj 🙏😊

7,755 74 20 hours ago
Quintessential mornings down in the Tetons. I took these photos two years ago, after patiently waiting for the photography tour groups to leave. Despite waking up at 4:30am to be the first car there, I immediately felt out of place when others started lining up behind me. I really wanted photos while everything was green, so thankfully I at least managed that.
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Quintessential mornings down in the Tetons. I took these photos two years ago, after patiently waiting for the photography tour groups to leave. Despite waking up at 4:30am to be the first car there, I immediately felt out of place when others started lining up behind me. I really wanted photos while everything was green, so thankfully I at least managed that.




#tetons #tetoncollective #folkgreen #merknmountains #natgeoyourshot

1,633 52 21 August, 2019
📍Miner’s peak from Ha Ling trail. 771 m.

📍Miner’s peak from Ha Ling trail. 771 m.

30 1 21 August, 2019
One of the residents of phobjikha valley. Missing Bhutan as I’m starting junior year at Clemson tomorrow.

One of the residents of phobjikha valley. Missing Bhutan as I’m starting junior year at Clemson tomorrow.

184 18 21 August, 2019
The shapes the Earth makes completely blow my mind. A top down shot from a little mini hike we did the other day 🏝

The shapes the Earth makes completely blow my mind. A top down shot from a little mini hike we did the other day 🏝

282 8 20 August, 2019
Mientras buscábamos un sitio donde poner la tienda en los lagos de Covadonga teníamos a estas curiosas mirando todo el tiempo. 🐂⛰️
Finalmente encontramos un buen sitio para ponerla, aunque más tarde tuviéramos que salir corriendo en medio de la noche como dos gallinas asustadas de que las vacas y toros (muy juguetonas ellas) nos arrollasen en medio de la noche.
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#wearelimitless #wildernessculture #ourplanetdaily #allaboutadventures #nakedplanet #earthofficial #roamtheplanet #liveyouradventure #adventureculture #merknmountains #awakethesoul #goneoutdoors #earth #hikingadventures #optoutside #beautifulmatters #adventurenthusiasts #destinationearth #wildme #exploreeverything #camping #asturias #covadonga #cangasdeonis #picosdeeuropa #mountain_world #mountains #mountainlife #mountainstones

Mientras buscábamos un sitio donde poner la tienda en los lagos de Covadonga teníamos a estas curiosas mirando todo el tiempo. 🐂⛰️
Finalmente encontramos un buen sitio para ponerla, aunque más tarde tuviéramos que salir corriendo en medio de la noche como dos gallinas asustadas de que las vacas y toros (muy juguetonas ellas) nos arrollasen en medio de la noche.
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#wearelimitless #wildernessculture #ourplanetdaily #allaboutadventures #nakedplanet #earthofficial #roamtheplanet #liveyouradventure #adventureculture #merknmountains #awakethesoul #goneoutdoors #earth #hikingadventures #optoutside #beautifulmatters #adventurenthusiasts #destinationearth #wildme #exploreeverything #camping #asturias #covadonga #cangasdeonis #picosdeeuropa #mountain_world #mountains #mountainlife #mountainstones

204 3 20 August, 2019
Day 153
August 18th, 2019
27.8 miles
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Day 154
August 19th, 2019
20.3 miles .
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Here are some pictures from the past couple of days. So happy to be out here ❤️ Don’t ever want to stop hiking and living this perfect lifestyle. The end is near and it upsets me.... but excited to start planning my next Thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail! .
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#pctig #pacificcresttrail #pct2019 #trekthepct #thruhike #thruhiking #hikingculture #nature #natureaddicts #naturephotography #naturelovers #outdoors #outdoorliving #outdoorphotography #optoutside #getoutdoors #adventure #trekking #adventurenthusiasts #merknmountains #peoplewhoadventure #wilderness #wildernessculture #wanderlust #wanderer #withguthook #palantepacks

Day 153
August 18th, 2019
27.8 miles
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Day 154
August 19th, 2019
20.3 miles .
2,351.1 total PCT miles completed .
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Here are some pictures from the past couple of days. So happy to be out here ❤️ Don’t ever want to stop hiking and living this perfect lifestyle. The end is near and it upsets me.... but excited to start planning my next Thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail! .
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📸: @vivianvoth .
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#pctig #pacificcresttrail #pct2019 #trekthepct #thruhike #thruhiking #hikingculture #nature #natureaddicts #naturephotography #naturelovers #outdoors #outdoorliving #outdoorphotography #optoutside #getoutdoors #adventure #trekking #adventurenthusiasts #merknmountains #peoplewhoadventure #wilderness #wildernessculture #wanderlust #wanderer #withguthook #palantepacks

278 15 20 August, 2019
We left Glacier National Park today and while the peaks, valleys, lakes, glaciers, and wildflowers were awe-inspiring, it was the wildlife that stole our hearts. ⠀
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We were on a mission to see a moose and sadly we didnt see one, but that just means we have a good excuse to come back in the future! Always have to find a reason to come back to the places you fell in love with right? ⠀
Make sure to swipe all the way over to see the cutest baby mountain goat that just couldnt keep his tounge in his mouth while grazing. .
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#nationalparks #nationalparksusa #national_park_photography #findyourpark #glaciernationalpark #montana #doseofnature #idhikethat #idhikethatcrew #whimsy #hikingbangers #allaboutadventures #uniladadventure #lonelyplanet #parksproject #merknmountains #peoplewhoadventure #getoutside #getoutstayout #exploremore #travelist #roadtrip #roadtrippers #voyaged #outdoorsearth #stayandwander #happygotraveller

We left Glacier National Park today and while the peaks, valleys, lakes, glaciers, and wildflowers were awe-inspiring, it was the wildlife that stole our hearts. ⠀

We were on a mission to see a moose and sadly we didnt see one, but that just means we have a good excuse to come back in the future! Always have to find a reason to come back to the places you fell in love with right? ⠀
Make sure to swipe all the way over to see the cutest baby mountain goat that just couldnt keep his tounge in his mouth while grazing. .
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#nationalparks #nationalparksusa #national_park_photography #findyourpark #glaciernationalpark #montana #doseofnature #idhikethat #idhikethatcrew #whimsy #hikingbangers #allaboutadventures #uniladadventure #lonelyplanet #parksproject #merknmountains #peoplewhoadventure #getoutside #getoutstayout #exploremore #travelist #roadtrip #roadtrippers #voyaged #outdoorsearth #stayandwander #happygotraveller

96 16 20 August, 2019
Not a bad mid week view. Worth every uphill step to reach the peak. @arcteryx

Not a bad mid week view. Worth every uphill step to reach the peak. @arcteryx

790 22 20 August, 2019
Nothing better than getting high up for those insane sunrise views 🤟🏼

Nothing better than getting high up for those insane sunrise views 🤟🏼

11,754 226 20 August, 2019

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Heading on a much needed girls trip to the Sierras in a few days. I’ve been spending more time at home these past few weekends and it has been quite a nice change of pace. However, I’m ready to take advantage of these last few months in the Sierras before temps start to drop and I head back to the desert. 🌲 —
📸: @_johnponce

Heading on a much needed girls trip to the Sierras in a few days. I’ve been spending more time at home these past few weekends and it has been quite a nice change of pace. However, I’m ready to take advantage of these last few months in the Sierras before temps start to drop and I head back to the desert. 🌲 —
📸: @_johnponce

2,389 67 20 August, 2019
Chilly mornings in the mountains call for an early hot spring dip. ⛰

Chilly mornings in the mountains call for an early hot spring dip. ⛰

2,165 101 15 August, 2019
Find those alps vibes in the middle of the good ole USA 🏔 What an absolutely perfect morning this was 🤠🤙🏼

Find those alps vibes in the middle of the good ole USA 🏔 What an absolutely perfect morning this was 🤠🤙🏼

16,984 258 14 August, 2019
After driving through the night and making it just in time to catch sunrise, the crew and I drove to this canyon where we backed up our SUV, put the back seats down and ate lunch while enjoying the view.☀️ —
📸: @cjnaasz

After driving through the night and making it just in time to catch sunrise, the crew and I drove to this canyon where we backed up our SUV, put the back seats down and ate lunch while enjoying the view.☀️ —
📸: @cjnaasz

4,643 105 8 August, 2019
The sunrise in Monument Valley was worth getting up a bit earlier than normal! We’ve heard about the sunsets and sunrises here but they absolutely did not disappoint!! Even though this area was extremely hot in mid summer it was such an amazing place to learn about Native American history and to witness such spectacular views! 
Has anyone ever visited this area? 🌅 ❤️ 🌵 .
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#utah #naturalutah #utahrocks #utahadventures #utahhiking #utahsunset #experienceutah #monumentvalley #monumentvalleynavajotribalpark #monumentvalleyutah

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#mountainsadventures #nicehike #amongthewild #adventurenthusiasts #departedoutdoors #artofdestinations #trekkingtoes #hikersofinstagram #findyourbackcountry #merknmountains #theadventurenetwork #travel_regram

The sunrise in Monument Valley was worth getting up a bit earlier than normal! We’ve heard about the sunsets and sunrises here but they absolutely did not disappoint!! Even though this area was extremely hot in mid summer it was such an amazing place to learn about Native American history and to witness such spectacular views!
Has anyone ever visited this area? 🌅 ❤️ 🌵 .
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#utah #naturalutah #utahrocks #utahadventures #utahhiking #utahsunset #experienceutah #monumentvalley #monumentvalleynavajotribalpark #monumentvalleyutah

#hiking #hikingtheglobe #hikingculture #hikingadventures #hikingaddict #hiking_daily #hikingbangers #hikingviews

#mountainsadventures #nicehike #amongthewild #adventurenthusiasts #departedoutdoors #artofdestinations #trekkingtoes #hikersofinstagram #findyourbackcountry #merknmountains #theadventurenetwork #travel_regram

1,076 76 4 August, 2019
Driving through then night to catch sunrise in my favorite valley makes getting little sleep oh so worth it. 🏞
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📸: @neilbennett3

Driving through then night to catch sunrise in my favorite valley makes getting little sleep oh so worth it. 🏞

📸: @neilbennett3

1,407 56 18 August, 2019
Nothing better than getting high up for those insane sunrise views 🤟🏼

Nothing better than getting high up for those insane sunrise views 🤟🏼

11,754 226 20 August, 2019
Wyoming - definitely one of the wildest places out there 🤠

Wyoming - definitely one of the wildest places out there 🤠

18,738 268 13 August, 2019