Eric Hanson is a filmmaker, photographer, and adventurer. He has spent the last several years filming climbers and canyoneers in Zion National Park for the recently released documentary film ZION: ROCK OF REFUGE.

Living in Southwest Utah provides a unique opportunity to explore the Southwest and document the lifestyle of climbers, canyoneers, backpackers, and vagabonds. He is a gear tester for Backpacker Magazine. He has contributed to Backpacker Magazine, The OR Daily, and Etched Magazine.

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No Easy Fixes

May 11, 2015 Travel 1 Comment

Turns out, life is happening right now. No matter where you are. Life is life. It is easy to wish we…

Trekking Alpamayo: Searching for the World’s Most Beautiful Mountain

April 24, 2015 Photography, Travel 1 Comment

Turns out, it’s not easy to get to the world’s most beautiful mountain. Alpamayo, located in the heart of the Cordillera…

Tourist vs. Traveler

March 10, 2015 Photography, Travel 5 Comments

Here’s a riddle for you. It was midday, the 16th of August, when the bus dropped me off. Five days later, I…

How I Crapped My Pants 20 Times. Or, Climbing Cotopaxi.

February 28, 2015 Photography, Travel 6 Comments

Warning: This gets vulnerable and messy, but it’s an honest account of my climb up Cotopaxi There’s no ifs ands or butts…