Eric Hanson is a photographer, filmmaker, and adventurer and is part of Overland Collective. He contributes to various publications including and BACKPACKER Magazine, has worked commercially for Cascade Designs, Inc. Sunwarrior, and Heliconia Press, and is the host of Backpacking TV.  

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. 

 Hanson worked several years in wilderness therapy alongside adolescents and young adults dealing with various behavioral issues. Now a full time photographer focusing on adventure and the outdoor lifestyle. In 2015 he spent seven months traveling down the Andean spine of South America, from Ecuador to Patagonia. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.


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2015 Year in Review

December 31, 2015 General, Photography, Travel 8 Comments

2015 is a year I will cherish. It was chock full of adventure, growth, challenges, and rewards. Personally, it was my…

Reflections on a Journey

September 8, 2015 General, Photography, Travel 0 Comments

In a cafe in northern Patagonia, overlooking a lake on a moody, stormy day, I think about the end of my…

Searching For the Rainbow in the Mountain

Peru has simply been amazing. I love Peru. So it was not a surprise that I ended up spending two months…

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…