Matthew EatonExplorer

Greetings! I am an outdoor lifestyle and adventure photographer based in Denver, Colorado. Loving life since 1983. I hope you find some of my adventures below helpful and inspiring!

Hike up to Lake Schrecksee

Bad Hindelang, Germany

Lake Schrecksee lies squeezed in the Bavarian Alps and is well signposted from the trailhead.

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Hiking to Heart and Rogers Peak Lakes

Nederland, Colorado

The hike begins at the East Portal Trailhead outside Rollinsville. Start hiking along the South Boulder trail to the right (north) of the very obvious Moffat Rail tunnel.

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Camp at Lake Pehoé

Torres de Paine, Chile

This campsite is great as you can be as adventurous or relaxed as you would like. You can choose to bring your own tent, or they offer rentals, as well as fully set-up domes.

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5 Must-Do Photography Locations In Patagonia

In a place as wild as Patagonia, where gauchos still gallop across the grassy steppes, mountains pierce through the clouds, soaring into the sky, and everything feels as remote and wild as you would .

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Photograph Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre from Route 40

El Chalten, Argentina

From El Calafate, the town of El Chalten is about 2 1/2 - 3 hours away.

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Snowshoe or Ski Lake Isabelle

Ward, Colorado

Speechless. That’s how this hike will leave you. And not just because of its length. At over 10 miles, this snowshoe exploration is not for the faint of heart.

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Ski Hut-to-Hut from Uncle Bud's to Skinner Hut

Leadville, Colorado

The trek starts just outside of Leadville near Turquoise Lake at 9800 ft. The first day you'll travel 6.5 miles and gain 1700 ft. to Uncle Bud's Hut, which sits around 11,400 ft.

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Winter Hike Flattop Mountain

Estes Park, Colorado

To catch the sunrise, begin at the Bear Lake trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park. From the trailhead, veer right around bear lake and continue along the Odessa Lake/Flattop Mountain trail.

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Summit the Pfeifferhorn

Sandy, Utah

Starting at the White Pine Trailhead in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT, hike southwest until reaching the junction to Red Pine Canyon.

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Night Photography in Moab

Moab, Utah

Moab, Utah should be on every photographer's "to do" list.

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Explore Unstad Beach

Vestvågøy, Norway

Unstad beach is one of the beautiful beaches in the Lofoten area of Norway. Unstad has beautiful golden sand and is surrounded by majestic mountains.

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Stroll along Skagsanden Beach

Flakstad, Norway

Skagsanden is one the small and beautiful beaches that seem to be everywhere in the Lofoten area of Norway. Skagsanden is only a few yards from the parking lot, which makes access very easy.

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Ski or Snowshoe to the Weston Pass Hut

Leadville, Colorado

Your trip starts at the winter trailhead for Weston Pass, approximately 6.7 miles from the hut. Depending on road conditions, you may be able to cut off a few miles by driving further up the road.

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Hike to and Swim at Seljavallalaug

Seljavallalaug, Iceland

You will reach the trailhead by turning off of the Ring Road 1 onto road 242. You will see signs marked for Seljavellir.

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Þórsmörk's Skógar Hike

Gönguleið um Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland

It is said that half of the population of Iceland believes in elves. If you spend time exploring the wilderness of Iceland, you'll begin to understand why.

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Scramble Smutwood Peak

Kananaskis, Canada

The trailhead is is located at the first left after the bridge past Engandine Lodge in Kananaskis. The trail forks after a while and you need to take a right which takes you into Smuts Pass.

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Hike the Narrows, Zion NP

Springdale, Utah

Hiking the narrows in Zion National Park is one of my favorite hikes and something I return for almost every year, I can still remember my first visit as a kid.

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Hike Pawnee Pass and Pawnee Peak

Ward, Colorado

Start at the Long Lake trailhead in the Brainard Lake Recreation area (there's a fee to park, if you don't have a pass).

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Backpack Rocky Mount Trail in Shenandoah National Park

Stonewall, Virginia

The trail begin 0.1 miles north of Two Mile Run Overlook at milepost 76.2 on Skyline Drive.

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Camp at Long Canyon

Moab, Utah

If you haven’t been to Moab, UT then you are missing out. There is truly something for everyone in this breathtaking desert landscape which has become increasingly popular over the past several years.

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