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Silky smooth views from the bottom of Desoto Falls in North Alabama. The thunderous falls were raging and the waters deep blue color made it hard to resist a quick plunge.....but the 40 degree temps kept us away⠀

| @sonyalpha A7iii | 16-35mm GM | ⠀
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Photo by @michaelmelford (Michael Melford) // #sponsored by @Nature_Valley // #NatureValleyHikeAMillion // Saint Mary’s Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana. I found the perfect composition, and now I needed the perfect light. I returned here 6 mornings in a row at sunrise before I was blessed with a great light on the mountain peaks. This image ran on the cover of a special publication on national parks. // Summer is short and the adventures nature has to offer are endless—don’t miss out! Show us how you’re getting outside this summer by tagging @Nature_Valley for a chance to be featured on their feed.

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“The power of imagination makes us infinite” ~John Muir⁣⁣
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Stephens Gap was truly an outstanding and incredible wonder of the world. While there were an endless amount of compositions down there, it was nearly impossible to capture one that showed how massive and remarkable this place was. This was my best shot at doing that. ⁣⁣
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| @sonyalpha A7iii | 16-35mm GM | ⁣
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I have never won a major award before. I was so excited to receive my Map my Run Nature Valley backpack and water bottle.

I only wish there was a way to display it in my front window so all the neighbors could see.
I can feel a lucky streak coming on!!! #naturevalleyhikeamillion #naturevalley #hike #prizewinner #electricsexinthewindow #getready #luckystreak


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“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek” ~ Joseph Campbell .
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It had been years since I last visited any sort of cave system, but I was reminded of how remarkable they are immediately upon entering this one. Above ground, or under ground, it’s astounding how beautiful this planet truly is.
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| @sonyalpha A7iii | 16-35mm GM | 20mm | f/4 | 1.5sec | ISO 100 |


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Unexpected mail... lol I forgot I did this challenge. #naturevalley #naturevalleyhikeamillion #run #running


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If you open your eyes, there is beauty to be found even in the darkest of hours....


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You never know what you are going to encounter traversing through these alpine meadows, known as the Hanging Gardens, in Glacier National Park. Marmots, mountain goats, Grizzlies, Wolverines, wildflowers, and waterfalls are all common sightings on this stunning 5 mile trail. In the background lies the 8,760’ foot Clements Mountain, with a small waterfall and stream showcasing the vibrant pebbles of Glacier National Park in the foreground.
| @sonyalpha A7iii | 16-35mm GM | 16mm | f/9.0 | 1sec | ISO 100 |


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Wandering the forest and chasing the Golden Hour 6,683’ high in beautiful North Carolina...
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It’s the last #impactday of the year for us and, collectively, @keepnaturewild has over 150,000lbs of trash removed from our favorite trails on the books! Help us make an impact and check out @leavenotracecenter for one of their awesome “dirt bag’s”- a reusable trash bag that clips to your backpack. Peep the picture above to see how incredible nature looks wild and litter free...
Link in their bio!
#keepnaturewild #leavenotrace #ashevilletrails #trailful #onedaylate


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Photo by @ladzinski (Keith Ladzinski) // #sponsored by @Nature_Valley // #NatureValleyHikeAMillion // A vibrant sunrise lighting up the Tetons at the Snake River Overlook in Grand Teton National Park. The river is a distant swirl from the overlook, dominated by the pine-covered landscape of the Jackson River Valley. There are some little trails behind the overlook that will give you some better angles of the Snake River with easy access to one of the most beautiful scenes you will ever witness. // Summer is short and the adventures nature has to offer are endless—don’t miss out! Show us how you’re getting outside this summer by tagging @Nature_Valley for a chance to be featured on their feed.

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Summer is nice, but fall is beyond beautiful. The bite of the air feels amazing against my sweaty face. Nothing compares 🍁🐾🐶😍 #weightlossjourney #weightlossmotivation #keepingupwithbubbles #fall #decembertoremember #naturevalleyhikeamillion


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"It was like lying in a great solemn cathedral, far vaster and more beautiful than any built by the hand of man.” ~Teddy Roosevelt after visiting @yellowstonenps
| @sonyalpha A7iii | 16mm | f/2.8 | 15 sec.| ISO 15000 |


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“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” ~Confucius
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After a close call with a swarm of bees and a mysterious creature that opened our door overnight, we made our way to Lassen Volcanic National Park, home of the largest plug dome volcano in the world. This park was an unexpected hidden gem filled with sulfur vents, great lava pinnacles, cascading falls, and a plethora of volcanoes in every direction. The best part was that it wasn’t full of people, finally allowing us the opportunity for peace and solitude as we appreciated the beauty of Kings Creek Falls.


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Which path will you take? Slow, steady, and consistent or the fast road to failure? #workout #hikingadventures #naturevalleyhikeamillion #trailrunning #nature #beautifuldestinations #weightlossjourney #weightloss #weightlossmotivation


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Photo by @cookjenshel (Diane Cook & Len Jenshel) // #sponsored by @Nature_Valley // #NatureValleyHikeAMillion // One of our favorite places to spend time among the glorious redwood trees is found just off the "Avenue of Giants," in Northern California, on the Grieg-French-Bell Trail. Paths through this lovely grove of old growth and second growth coastal redwoods meander through a remarkably lush carpet of verdant redwood sorrel, lending the hike a fairy tale atmosphere. // Summer is short and the adventures nature has to offer are endless—don’t miss out! Show us how you’re getting outside this summer by tagging @Nature_Valley for a chance to be featured on their feed.

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Nearly every night out west, we were treated to views of our magnificent spiral shaped galaxy that contains several hundred billions stars about 100,000 light years away.
This is a shot of the Milky Way, featuring a hint of the Aurora Borealis and Mars, right outside of Grand Teton National Park.
Where is your favorite place to catch the Milky Way?!


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When you see a squirrel in the middle of your photo shoot!
This is the beautiful Amicalola Falls sitting in the stunning North Georgia Mountains! Check out our friends @atlantatrails for hiking and trail info 😁 🐶


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There is something incredibly nostalgic about the annual cascade of autumn leaves. The vibrant colors throughout Cloudland Canyon left me in awe at every turn and I was lucky enough to have this view of Cherokee Falls all to myself...


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“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.” – Henry David Thoreau
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We made the trek from Black Balsam Knob over to Tennent Mountain and we’re rewarded with some scenic views and an incredible sunrise! Check out @ashevilletrails for directions and trail info, this is a hike you don’t want to miss!


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While Horseshoe Bend was nothing less than spectacular, the one memory it brings back was the significant amount of litter, mostly plastic water bottles. It left us shocked because people travel from around the world to see its beauty but have no problem trashing it or leaving it trashed. We left with our hands full and disposed of the trash in ♻️ bins -less than 300 yards away- with the hopes others will do the same!
@taylorsimm0ns
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It’s November’s impact day for us at @keepnaturewild! As a team, we removed nearly 9000lbs of trash last month! Bring an extra trash bag (and a reusable bottle) on your next adventure to help #keepnaturewild and #leavenotrace
Trash isn’t cool, but making a difference is...


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Photo by @cookjenshel (Diane Cook & Len Jenshel) // #sponsored by @Nature_Valley // #NatureValleyHikeAMillion // One of our favorite places to spend time among the glorious redwood trees is found just off the "Avenue of Giants," in Northern California, on the Grieg-French-Bell Trail. Paths through this lovely grove of old growth and second growth coastal redwoods meander through a remarkably lush carpet of verdant redwood sorrel, lending the hike a fairy tale atmosphere. // Summer is short and the adventures nature has to offer are endless—don’t miss out! Show us how you’re getting outside this summer by tagging @Nature_Valley for a chance to be featured on their feed.

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@Regran_ed from @florene_wilhelm_456 - Photo by @ladzinski (Keith Ladzinski) // #sponsored by @Nature_Valley // #NatureValleyHikeAMillion // The first light of the day hits the Garden Wall in Glacier National Park and the Grinnell Glacier. Located along the west side of the Continental Divide, the Garden Wall gets its name from being heavily covered in dozens of species of flowering plants and shrubs during the summer months. This trail can be traversed via the Highline Trail to scan 5 miles over to the Granite Park Chalet. // Summer is short and the adventures nature has to offer are endless—don’t miss out! Show us how you’re getting outside this summer by tagging @Nature_Valley for a chance to be featured on their feed.

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Photo by @ ladzinski (Keith Ladzinski) // #sponsored by @ Nature_Valley // #NatureValleyHikeAMillion // The first light of the day hits the Garden Wall in Glacier National Park and the Grinnell Glacier. Located along the west side of the Continental Divide, the Garden Wall gets its name from being heavily covered in dozens of species of flowering plants and shrubs during the summer months. This trail can be traversed via the Highline Trail to scan 5 miles over to the Granite Park Chalet. // Summer is short and the adventures nature has to offer are endless—don’t miss out! Show us how you’re getting outside this summer by tagging @ Nature_Valley for a chance to be featured on their feed.

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“The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ~Albert Einstein
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The Milky Way shining over Mount Lassen and Lake Helen at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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Foreground: 16mm ISO 5000 f/2.8 12sec
Background: 16mm ISO 16000 f/2.8 15sec
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I was not ready for all this sun to be out. #hikingadventures #hiking #naturevalleyhikeamillion #cardio #weightlossjourney


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One million acres of dramatically breathtaking vistas, crystal clear glaciated lakes, and an abundance of wildlife and wildflowers. Glacier National Park holds some of the most indescribable natural wonders on the continent..
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#glaciernationalpark #hiddenlaketrail #hiddenlake #glacier #exploremontana #wandernationalparks #leavenotrace #trailful #optoutside #adventurefreaks #keepnaturewild #stunnersoninsta #naturevalleyhikeamillion
#liveoutdoors #stayandwander #roamtheplanet #52weeksofnature #sonyalpha #bealpha #sonyalphasclub #shotonsony #national_park_photography #nationalparkgeek #nationalparkroadtrip #betterplanet #trappingtones


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