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

Andean plane mystery / Geographical

How do you engage people on a big scary issue like climate…
June 5, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

Greater Patagonian Trail / Outside online

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Boy, I've been cooking this one…
May 20, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

Into Wonderland / Horizon Travel

I have helped co-author the new Horizon Travel Guide, Adventures…
May 19, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

Search for Star Dust / Rab

In February 2019 I led a three man 15-day expedition into…
April 27, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

The bike raid that time forgot / Red Bull

This March I sneaked down into the Araucanía region of southern…
April 2, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

Searching for Star Dust / Red Bull

March 7, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

The 3000km Trespass / Geographical

It takes some careful pitching of ideas and an understanding…
January 21, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

Search for Star Dust Press Release

January 14, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

Rewilded 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

A Year of Jasmin / Ultra

In 2017 I interviewed champion ultrarunner Jasmin Paris on two…
January 18, 2018/by Matt-Maynard
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