Gallery: Climbing in the Gunks

All images © 2015 Milosz Pierwola, all rights reserved. Do not reproduce or publish these images without permission

Recently, I had the chance to return to one of my favorite places, Mohonk Preserve. It’s not just the preserve but the whole … Read More Launches, SPECTACULAR Videos!

I’ve had a chance to play with the camera now and am wrapping my head around how to use it to it’s full potential.
Check out the latest video, and head over to to see more!

Finally, after speaking in front … Read More First Expedition

Main Goal: Explore a recently discovered cave, purported to be the largest in recent history
And film the entire expedition in 360 Video

Milky Way from an Norikura Observatory in Mt. Marishiten-dake, Japan – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

Samples of Scouted Photography


Oculus … Read More

Adventure Journal – Kathleen River

Nestled under the jagged black peaks of Kluane National Park flows the wild Kathleen River. Its glowing turquoise waters pour out of a trap door hidden in a corner of Rainbow Lake, and it tumbles through with spectacular views that … Read More

Nahanni Interview and Gallery

For the first time since the successful conclusion of the 2015 Nahanni Expedition, I am honored to talk with John Lee Dumas on his podcast,
Saturday, August 29th, 2015

The 2015 Nahanni Expedition traveled 280 miles through some of the largest … Read More

Expedition Success!

We were cornered by city-sized forest fires so catastrophic they put the entire country into a state of emergency. Parks Canada’s instructions were simple; stay put, check in often. Our location was the middle of nowhere, otherwise known as one … Read More

Traveling Productively: My Mobile Headquarters


Traveling by bus has major advantages that give you an office with the most incredible view. Unlike an airplane, you are low enough to the ground that you get phone signal and most buses have outlets now. This means that … Read More

Cirque of the Unclimbables

One of the most incredible climbing meccas on earth is also one of the most unreachable, unknown, and aptly named Unclimbable; the Cirque of the Unclimbables. Home to the Lotus Flower, one of the peaks featured in the famous book … Read More

Official Hydration Technology Sponsor: GeigerRig

Paddling on a river, you would be surprised to learn that staying hydrated is an issue. To find a solution I approached a company that has played a big part in my adventures over the years, GeigerRig. They are right … Read More

OVRHD Interactive Paddle Strokes Tutorial


Expeditions are unique in that they are a combination of some of the most basic techniques and tools, and at the same time the most cutting edge technology. With that being said, we are proud to be working with OVRHD, … Read More

T H E I S L A N D, full film
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Three days on the deserted Ihlia da Xavier, Florianopolis, Brasil. My first short film.

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Getting Permits for an Expedition

Ranger: Hello?
You: So we’re going to get dropped off in your park for 20 days fully unsupported and paddle the most dangerous river you’ve got in the most remote area between the deepest canyons and over the falls.
Ranger: You’re … Read More

Tufa Mounds at Rabbitkettle Hot Springs

Tufa mounds are actually more like jacuzzis made of mineral deposits.
These structures sit on hot springs, which are basically locations in or near geologically active areas where water is superheated underground. The water that seeps out of the ground is … Read More

How We Came Up With Our Gear List

Here’s some fundamentals we followed to put together gear for this 20 day expedition. The list is organized in order of priority, the stuff listed first is the most important. Note, that the word comfortable is nowhere in that sentence; … Read More

OVRHD Interactive Nahanni Map!

NOTE: The image of the Tufa Mounds on this map is a similar structure from another region in the world. While the Tufa Mounds in Nahanni are the same type of structure, photos were not available to demonstrate their size.

Expeditions … Read More