5 Instagram Accounts Every Outdoorsman Should Be Following
With access to photos from around the world, social media makes it easy for us to stay connected and be inspired. Here’s our list of Instagram accounts that will help you feed that ever present travel bug.
Voted the No.1 Ski Resort in North America by Conde Nast Traveler, Telluride has much more to offer than just some of the steepest terrain in the country. Home to majestic mountains soaring high into crystal blue skies, the town sits in a box canyon that’s remote enough to make you feel like you’re truly on vacation, yet friendly enough to make you feel right at home. Come to Telluride for its famous summer festivals or world-class skiing, but either way, Telluride Ski Resort’s Instagram is sure to inspire your next vacation.
Lee Abbamonte (@leeabbamonte)
As the youngest American to visit every country, Lee is an accomplished on-air travel expert and TV personality, offering his expert advice on everything from local culture across the globe to the importance of travel insurance. Not only is his Instagram account a true feast for the senses, but it literally spans the globe. One day you’ll be delighted by photos of sun-drenched beaches in Bali, and the next you’ll find ice caving shots from Antarctica. This account is a must-follow for any country-collector.
Teton Gravity Research (@tetongravity)
A true powerhouse, Teton Gravity Research has emerged as a media force in the action sports culture, and its dedication to pushing industry boundaries is no doubt evident through their Instagram photos. Over the past 18 years, the company has produced premier ski, snowboard, and surf films, and it doesn’t look like they’ll be slowing down any time soon. Not only will their images inspire you, some will even make you quiver with utter fear.
“Breakin’ hearts since 2012” is his game, and Loki is his name. A self-described low-content wolfdog, Loki is a husky, arctic wolf, malamute who lives in Colorado and adventures all over the west. Forget trying to find your own Spirit Animal, and follow the real thing. This canine is not only winning over dog-lovers and adventurers everywhere, but he’s even sponsored by industry giant, GoPro!
Telluride Helitrax (@telluridehelitrax)
In continuous operation since 1982, Telluride Helitrax delivers the heli-ski experience of a lifetime to ski and snowboard enthusiasts in the heart of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. Nonstop thrills, smiles for miles, and endless pow potential ensure guests a grand ‘ole time, as small groups are guided by the very best in the biz. Featuring badass images of face shots and expert terrain, including over 200 square miles of high alpine basins, cirques and summits, this Instagram account will have even the most seasoned of ski vets green with envy.