Instagram's Most Inspirational Outdoor Women


The Outbound Collective

It's no secret that we love photography here at The Outbound — seeing stunning captures of incredible outdoor destinations always gets us fired up to go on an adventure of our own. We've been fortunate to work with a number of top adventure photographers, too, both through our Journal and our amazing community of Explorers.

But there's no place quite like Instagram for discovering new talent, and in the course of our photo stalking, we've been psyched to find a growing number of women adventurers and photographers alike, getting out into the wild and sharing their experiences through their camera lens.

Adventure photography has remained something of a guy's field, making it all the more exciting to see so many badass women photographers out there. Here are some of our favorite Instagram accounts (including members of the Outbound community and beyond). They'll be sure to inspire you to get outside, and maybe even start photographing, too.

Tiffany Nguyen (@tiffpenguin)

A photo posted by tiffany nguyen (@tiffpenguin) on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:29am PDT

Holly Johnson (@missholldoll)

Amy Kesic (@run2themountains)

Shannon Bennett (@shannbenntt)

Emily Haggar (@emilyanthem)

A photo posted by Emily Haggar (@emilyanthem) on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:04pm PST

Gemina Garland-Lewis (@geminarose)

Rebecca Jones (@packforadventure)

A photo posted by Becca (@packforadventure) on Apr 2, 2015 at 6:40am PDT

Rose Freeman (@missroselouise)

Crystal Brindle (@crystalann_b)

Christina Adele Warburg (@christinaadelephoto)

Katch Silva (@katchsilva)

A photo posted by Katch Silva (@katchsilva) on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:43am PST

Lindsay Daniels (@lindsaydanielsphotography)

Rebecca Simrose (@beckylynnsim)

Mariya Dondonyan (@missdondonyan)

Mikaela Tangeman (@mikaelaj26)

A photo posted by Mikaela Jean (@mikaelaj26) on Apr 11, 2015 at 12:09pm PDT

Whitney Whitehouse (@whitwhitehouse)

Lisa Bao (@lisabao)

A photo posted by Lisa Bao ✌🏼️ (@lisabao) on Mar 28, 2015 at 10:14am PDT

Brenda Lin (@brendallin)

Elise Sterck (@roundtheworldgirl)

Tara Kraayenbrink (@tjkraayenbrink)

Taylor Freesolo (@taylorfreesolo)

Maddie Brenneman (@maddiebrenneman)

Ashlee Langholz (@ashleelangholz)

A photo posted by @ashleelangholz on Apr 12, 2015 at 2:09pm PDT

Whitney James (@whitneyljames)

Becca Skinner (@beccaskinner)

A photo posted by @beccaskinner on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:28am PDT

Katie Goldie (@goldiehawn_)

A photo posted by katie|goldie (@goldiehawn_) on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:45am PDT

Kalen Thorien (@kalenthorien)

Brooke Willson (@brookewillson)

Brittany Mumma (@brittmumma)

A photo posted by Brittany Mumma (@brittmumma) on Feb 17, 2015 at 7:29am PST

Bernini Ngo (@bernini_n)

A photo posted by bernini (@bernini_n) on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:27pm PDT

Karyna Wilkerson (@karynahi)

Rachel Kristensen (@meandertheworld)

Published: April 9, 2015

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