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"We were in the middle of a two week epic trip. Driving a '94 Corolla around the jagged, arctic, and fabled Lofoten Islands. Camping, climbing, and eating all sorts of strange "Norwegian sea" fare along the way.

Throughout our trip, my brother and I kept coming back to one specific quote one of us had read in a soggy, tattered, broken spined mountaineering book we'd brought along: "To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top".

After waking up atop Reinebringen, and enjoying some excellent Norwegian kaffe, we realized it might be the first time either of us could seriously argue to the contrary."

-Jordan Rosen @jordanrosenphotography

 
 
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Tent - Big Agnes Seedhouse 2

Ribbons A Flame

An extraordinary moment captured as the fire paints ribbons of life on a starry night in the Cherokee National Forest.

Del Norte Backcountry

Sunset camping for days on the Santa Cruz Island of Channel Islands National Park.

Colonial Glacier

An intense tentview staring straight up at Colonial Glacier in the North Cascades.