Jonathon ReedExplorer

Adventure-based photographer and videographer. Sunriser.

Backpack to Dragon's Back via Horsethief Trail

Ouray, Colorado

The Uncompahgre Wilderness stretches out through the mountains and forests of southwestern Colorado, with worn trails lingering beside abandoned 19th-century mines and crossing old alpine sheep pastu.

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Hike the Rock Dunder Trail

Lyndhurst, Canada

Rock Dunder is a 230-acre wilderness area that contains one of the hidden wonders of eastern Ontario. Officially open May 15-November 15 but accessible all year round.

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Backpack to Joint Trail in the Canyonlands Needles District

Monticello, Utah

A large part of the grandeur of Canyonlands National Park is the vast barren vista at Island in the Sky, but no visit to Canyonlands would be complete without the intimate and immersive desert experi.

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Backpack to Dewey Point from Tunnel View

Mariposa County, California

Dewey Point lies on the western side of the Pohono Trail, across the valley from El Capitan and above Cathedral Rocks.

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Watch the Sunset at Forest Canyon Overlook

Estes Park, Colorado

Trail Ridge Road is an incredible highway that crosses the mountains between Grand Lake and Estes Park, one of the most famous parts of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Catch a Sunset at Green River Overlook

Moab, Utah

Turn right on Highway 313 after Mesa Arch Trailhead and follow the road past Willow Flat Campground to Green River Overlook. Park at the parking lot. Climb over the railing onto the rock edge.

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Backpack the Creux du Van

Val-de-Travers, Switzerland

The Creux du Van is found in the wilderness above the town of Noiraigue, a 20-min train ride from Neuchâtel in northwestern Switzerland.

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Explore the Cliffs of Étretat

Étretat, France

Étretat is a small tourist and farming town on the coast of Normandy, best known for its coastal cliffs.

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Hike the Clifftop Trail in Bon Echo Provincial Park

Cloyne, Canada

Bon Echo is well-known for its deep, clear lake and the native pictographs that adorn the sheer cliff on the north shore.

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Swim at Big Sandy Bay

Kingston, Canada

For a few years, my friends and I made this a yearly tradition; grabbing the ferry across the St.

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Canoe to Georgian Bay in The Massasauga

Parry Sound, Canada

The Massasauga Provincial Park covers the islands and coastline south of Parry Sound, forming part of the globally significant Georgian Bay UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

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Snowshoe the Cormet de Roselend

Beaufort, France

The Roselend mountain pass is known in the cycling world for being part of the Tour de France, but in the winter it is essentially deserted.

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Hike the Bisse du Ro to Lac de Tseuzier

Icogne, Switzerland

The trail along the Bisse du Ro has its origins in the 15th-century Swiss villagers who painstakingly carved water canals out of the mountainsides in order to irrigate the farmlands of the Valais.

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Explore Fogo Island

Port Albert, Canada

If you're travelling across Newfoundland, make sure you spend at least a little bit of time off the Trans-Canada Highway with a detour to the coast.

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Backpack to Cyprus Lake on the Bruce Peninsula

Miller Lake, Canada

The Bruce Trail is a 885 km hiking trail along the Niagara Escarpment in southern and central Ontario from Niagara Falls to Tobermory.

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Bike from St. John's to Cape Spear

St. John's, Canada

Whether you're an east-coast local, a cycle tourist starting out on a journey westward or a veteran cyclist finishing a trans-Canada ride, Cape Spear is a must.

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Photograph the Isthmus of Avalon

Little Harbour East, Canada

Newfoundland is perhaps best known for its outport villages on the coast, but in between the communities lies a beautiful and rugged island geography.

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Hike on Lake Torneträsk

Kiruna V, Sweden

Lake Torneträsk lies near the western fjords of Norway in the heart of the Scandinavian Mountains.

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Sleep Under the Northern Lights in Abisko National Park

Kiruna V, Sweden

Abisko, Sweden, is widely regarded as the best place in the world to view the northern lights.

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Climb Half Dome for Sunrise

Mariposa County, California

Half Dome is the jewel of one of the most stunning landscapes in the United Staes.

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Hike Cape Breton's Skyline Trail

Pleasant Bay, Canada

Skyline Trail is on the west coast of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The highway through the park, also known as the Cabot Trail forms a sort of circle along the coast of northern Cape Breton.

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Experience the Spirit Garden at Boyd's Cove

Stoneville, Canada

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