Instagram is a much used app for outdoor people as it allows you to post directly from the trail. This is another of my occasional #hikerspace posts about content which has caught my eye recently – this time a bunch of my favourite outdoor local and more exotic Instagrammers.
christownsendoutdoors – Chris is rarely idle and his photos are always on the money.
james_roddie_photography – Consistently good wildlife and nature photography from in and around the Black Isle in Scotland
paulzizkaphoto – Striking images from Banff National Park and the Canadian rockies
phoebersmith – Wide ranging and good quality selection of pics of Phoebe’s various trips and challenges.
quintinlake – Stylish photos from his epic hike around the coast of Britain
sherlocktales – Photos from life in a tipi in the lake district and various trips to remote and challenging places
understandingrome – Famous and rarely seen Roman sites from a qualified Rome guide
usinterior – Showcase account for the amazing array of public lands in America
walkwithwallace – Mountains, wildcamping and bothy pictures mainly from Scotland
wanderingsupnorth – Backpacking and wild camping pics all year round
If you enjoy my content, you can also find me on Instagram as rucksackrose. I post pics which are a selection of mostly Northumberland, Scotland and Cumbria trips.
This post is intended to be an occasional feature showcasing some of the websites which I have enjoyed recently. I would welcome your suggestions about good sites using the #hikerspace hashtag or the comments section for this post. (Comments are moderately moderated).
Chris Townsend Outdoors Blog by a very experienced backpacker with an impressive outdoor CV. Unparalleled knowledge of gear and environmental issues.
Grough Magazine An independently owned site featuring news and features about the outdoors and outdoor activities.
Hiking in Finland A European backpacking blog in English written by the multi skilled Hendrick Morkel
Homemade Wanderlust Blog and Vlog following trailhiker Dixie’s interesting and involving attempt to hike the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail and become a hiking triple crowner.
John Muir Trust Founded in 1983 with the aim of conserving and protecting wild places for the benefit of present and future generations
Northumberland National Park This site is growing into a well researched and interesting website about the area. They are quite responsive to comments and criticisms from users.
The Outdoors Station Podcast A professionally produced podcast covering many aspects of the outdoors from the Cartwrights at Backpacking Light UK
Tramplite Ultralight long distance hiker who designs and makes his own line of hiking equipment when he isn’t hiking trails around the world
Walk Highlands All aspects of walking in Scotland are covered in this engaging blog which has a good mix of trail data, downloads and long form posts. It is supported by accommodation providers who want to appeal to the outdoor market.