Adventure stories from runs, races and rides through Chile and beyond

I hold the British Mountain Leader award with over 13 years of experience writing, photographing, planning and completing expeditions from the Alps to the Andes.

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Photography by Matt Maynard unless otherwise credited

Elemental Running / Trail Running

A story about rewilding, wolves, whisky and a spot of running…
November 28, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Power of the Dark Side / Outdoor Fitness

I wrote this fun story for Outdoor Fitness magazine about how…
November 7, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

NF Endurance Challenge Chile 50K Chile / North Face

October 23, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Into the Wild, Chile / the Guardian

On January 11th 2011, I set off on a bicycle ride from the…
September 18, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

There’s rain water sloshing inside my camera lenses!

July 1, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Guide to shooting in remote and dangerous locations / Battle Face

I whipped this up for Battle Face Travel. There's some accompanying…
April 24, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Where the Wild Things Are / Escapism

In late August of 2017 I wrangled the opportunity to visit the…
April 14, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

To Kill a Glacier / Geographical

February 24, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Volcano Tobogganing / Outdoor Fitness

I headed out into the Pacific Ocean to Chile's remote territory…
February 1, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Batchelor’s party on bikes / Red Bull

We rode some bikes and drank some beer and whisky for my buddy's…
January 26, 2018/by Matt-Maynard

Island Man / Geographical

Before the time of celebrity culture, desert islands were places…
December 28, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Walking with Wolves / BBC

In September last year I followed the scent of wolves into the…
December 22, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Heart of Darién / Geographical

In May 2017 I travelled to the Panamanian jungle on the border…
November 20, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Thru hiking the Americas / Outside

Holly Harrison is hiking from Patagonia to Alaska. I tried to…
November 3, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Running with Wolves / Men’s Running

In late August 2017, I travelled to Västmanland Sweden for the…
October 14, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Getting fit in winter / Red Bull

Whipped this guide up for Red Bull online to inspire night time…
September 29, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Creating the largest protected area on the planet / Geographical

September 17, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Desert Island Survival / Get Out There

This April I survived 8 days fishing (+ writing and photographing)…
September 15, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Cover Story / Men’s Running

For the October issue, Men's Running magazine commissioned a…
September 10, 2017/by Matt-Maynard
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