Inspiring high altitude landscape Instagram accounts!

Tunnel vision is a good thing, if it brings you closer to your adventure. If you start customizing your social media feeds to inspire you everyday to what you want to do and who you want to become the faster you will reach the starting line for your adventure. Because finding ways to keep your mind focused and on track towards your goals everyday is a great way to accelerate your journey and development curve.

These accounts will give you a hint of  what the most spectacular locations on the planet have to offer visually. Enjoy these instagram account that cover BIG mountain photography and high altitude sports.


Andes handbook

Khumbu Tribe

Hiking the globe

Mount Everest official

Great Himalaya trails

Jeff Smith

The land of snows

Nepal eight wonder

Satori expeditions

Himalayan geographic

Mountainclimb Grace

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Top 10 most inspiring extreme travel instagram accounts

If you are interested in adventure travel, exploring beyond civilization and outdoor challenges then these accounts will give you value. Im following 1122 Instagram accounts and want to share with you some of my hand picked favorites and most inspiring accounts that I have come across on the Instagram platform.

My guidelines this time have been:

  • Mental and physical challenges in nature
  • Value created in text
  • Visual value

No specific order ranking of the accounts. Enjoy!

First out is Fredrika Ek that right now is on a circumnavigation of the planet on her bicycle. She is sharing the bicycletouring experience with a positive mindset on the adventure cycling life.



Mike Horn have been in the adventure game for a long time. He has done a lot of impressive and truly challenging adventures. His latest adventure is Pole2pole and he has just completed the first part. More about that impressive journey in his Instagram feed below.



Chris Burkard is maybe not the most extreme adventurer but he knows how to capture beautiful moment beyond civilization just check out his surfing shots from the remote and cold locations across the planet.  High visual value here!



I meet Jesse Dixon last year while resting in Salta, Argentina after climbing volcano Llullaillaco (6741m). He was cycling then, and is still on the road in Colombia right now exploring with his bicycle. Great insights to the bicycletouring life.



Eskil Digernes is an norwegian photographer that have a great collection of outdoor photos. The visual value is very high indeed.



This is my friend Lars Bengssons account. He has been cycling on and off since 2004 and shares his best captures and stories from those years. Inspirational stuff as usual.



Nate Heald is an accomplished high altitude alpinist from the United States. He spends a lot of his time exploring new routes and unclimbed mountains in Peru. He is also the only one guiding on many of the technical peaks around Cuzco area in Peru.



Jenny Tough is a world traveller and adventurer she has cycled, ran, hiked, sailed, trekked, kayaked, skied, surfed, and camped across six continents. Great adventure inspiration from across the planet.



Kilian Jornet is an inspiration because of his love for the mountains that made him the greatest skyrunner on the planet. During 2017 he will try to set a new speed record on Everest.



Dave Watson shares inspiring high altitude mountaineering and skiing photography, check it out.



If you have an Instagram account that you think should be in here also put up a link in comments and I will update the blogpost with bonus Instagram accounts that belongs in this post!

Bonus accounts:

Jimmy Chin is a climber, skier and photographer, another great Instagram adventure account. Thanks for the tip Joubert De bruyn and enjoy crossing all seven continents!



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