About Jeff B.

Jeff Bartlett focuses on the art and craft of adventure, blending photography, writing, and teaching with a keen passion for adventure. He travels exhaustively, to create images and share stories from untamed locations across the globe. In the past five years, Jeff has cycled the Tour Divide route, skied summits on three continents, and hiked tirelessly, all while exploring the relationship we share with natural places.

My Adventurous New Years Resolutions

December 30th, 2017|

Throughout 2017, I partnered with Eddie Bauer and their #LiveYourAdventure initiative. It’s a natural fit, too, as my annual resolutions always prioritize adventure. To learn more, follow their #LiveYourAdventure blog.

I look forward to continuing this partnership and adventure-first initiative in 2018!

The holiday season is wrapping up and I’ve spent the past ten days celebrating with friends, […]

New Mexico Off-Road Runner Bikepacking Adventure

December 4th, 2017|

Winter had long since arrived in the Canadian Rockies and ski resorts were beginning to open. I simply wasn’t ready, so I plotted a last minute escape south. A quick search on Bikepacking.com and I found my destination: the New Mexico Off-Road Runner.

I’d previously ridden across New Mexico, when Coburn Brown and I completed […]

Field Test: Eddie Bauer Evertherm Down Jacket

November 25th, 2017|

In September, I received two Eddie Bauer EverTherm Down Jackets to photograph and field test during a roller-coaster autumn. From fluctuating autumn temperatures and the year’s first snow fall in the Rockies to bone-chilling arctic winds in Iceland, I never left home without it. After nearly 60 days with the Jacket, I feel like […]

Field Test: SanDisk Extreme Pro SD Memory Cards

November 4th, 2017|

Just before I flew to Iceland, SanDisk Europe sent me their 128 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SD and microSD cards to test out in the harsh conditions we’d surely encounter. It was like the project I completed with them back in May, when I tested out the Extreme 510 Portable SSD hard drive in […]

November Desktop Wallpapers

November 2nd, 2017|

I spent the majority of October exploring Iceland and chasing the stunning Iceland autumn colors from Akureyri to Jokulsarlon. As with my previous trip to Iceland, Icelandic photographer Ivan Olafsson joined me the experience. Ivan and I attended journalism and photography school together in Victoria, BC, and we make a point of teaming up for a […]

Alberta Northern Lights Video Release

October 6th, 2017|

I’m excited to finally share Searching for the Aurora, a film I created with Jack Fusco and Travel Alberta. In just a single week, Jack and I barely slept while chasing stunning Alberta northern lights and Steve, the unique light pillar that’s been hanging around our night skies since last winter, across […]

How to Hike in Kyrgyzstan

October 3rd, 2017|

When I wrote Prologue: Kyrgyzstan Adventure, I knew that my itinerary included an epic hike in Kyrgyzstan and I did some basic research. I still had no idea what to expect as I began the long journey that took me halfway around the world1.

It’s unique country with an incredibly diverse cultural past. […]

October Desktop Wallpapers

October 2nd, 2017|

What an incredible journey it’s been this past month, with incredible adventures on two continents. I kicked things off with a 12-day trip in Kyrgyzstan, before spending 10 days hiking in Europe. On the final night in the alps, I enjoyed this Lac Blanc Sunset. It was the perfect ending to an exhausting […]

10 Images to Inspire a Last Minute Hiking Trip in the Alps

September 26th, 2017|

This trip was made possible thanks to Eddie Bauer and their #LiveYourAdventure campaign. When you start kitting out your own hiking adventure in the Alps, or other trip, make sure to check out their gear. It’s my go-to brand for all outdoor adventure.

It hadn’t yet snowed in Chamonix, France, but as we gained […]

Prologue: Kyrgyzstan Adventure Inspiration and Preparation

August 23rd, 2017|

For the past three years, my work has given me opportunities to travel the world; however, I cannot think of a single project as exciting as the one I’ve just embarked on. I’ll soon begin an epic 12-day Kyrgyzstan adventure that’ll challenge me in completely new ways!

I’m posting this from the Schiphol Airport, in Amsterdam, […]