Ojos del Salado Sky Race / Men´s Fitness

May 3, 2023/by Matt-Maynard

The Patagonian Guest / Sidetracked

A story from inside the Fireflies Patagonia…
April 10, 2023/by Matt-Maynard

Iceberg Hustlers / Geographical Magazine

The following is an extract from my feature story for…
May 25, 2022/by Matt-Maynard

Fireflies Patagonia / Men’s Fitness

This March I shot a big Patagonian bike tale from the remotest…
September 5, 2021/by Matt-Maynard

Taking the ego out of adventure / Geographical

I wrote this feature story for @geographical_magazine recently,…
June 1, 2021/by Matt-Maynard

Queremos Parque / Runner’s World

Runner's World doubled-down with this double-page spread from…
April 12, 2021/by Matt-Maynard

Democratise the mountains / Thomson Reuters Foundation

A feature story and photo package for Thompson Reuters Foundation…
January 26, 2021/by Matt-Maynard

A Park for the People / Geographical

The feature story above is from the October 2020…
January 18, 2021/by Matt-Maynard

An interview with George Meegan / Geographical

August 17, 2020/by Matt-Maynard

Child soldier to world class ultra runner / Red Bull

There once was a Nepalese village girl called Mira Rae. From…
May 29, 2020/by Matt-Maynard

Fitness and Fatherhood – Men’s Fitness

A lovely big feature story about my wild, wonderful and ultra…
October 25, 2019/by Matt-Maynard

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

I’m running 100miles on UK’s oldest trail

August 6, 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

Island Man / Geographical

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

Walking with Wolves / BBC

Rumours reached me in September 2017 of a plan to "rewild" Britain…
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

Volcano Run / Outdoor Fitness

July 25, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

How to hike the Grand Canyon / the Guardian


In November 2016 I plunged a vertical mile into the…
July 4, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Trail Mix / Men’s Running

Every month I write the trail running section for Men's Running…
July 1, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Cover shot and story / Men’s Running April

April 1, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

How to survive an Antarctic swim / Outside

In December 2016 I met Lewis Pugh – British maritime lawyer…
March 12, 2017/by Matt-Maynard

Atacama by Tandem / Outdoor Fitness

I have been writing about travels in Chile for a few years now.…
December 10, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Volcanic Triathlon from Easter Island / Triathlete

100,000 subscribers to Triathlete magazine had this magical story…
November 25, 2016/by Matt-Maynard


How do you engage people with a slow moving problem like air…
October 20, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

The Art of Fastpacking / Men’s Running

In Men's Running magazine this October, you can read our story…
October 12, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™ / Red Bull

Red Bull wanted an inspiring make-me-feel-I'm-there-on-the-mountain-with-you…
September 24, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Adventure Film Festival Director / Red Bull

[:en]“Hi, my name’s Kyle. It’s seven o’clock in the morning,…
September 23, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Tribal Trails / Trail Runner magazine USA

The indigenous Rapa Nui people of Easter Island believed for…
August 1, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Race Director Interview / Red Bull, Jobs in Adventure

[:en]There's one man behind the UK's wildest running races. This…
August 1, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Cover shot issue 4 / Ultra

Cover shot for issue 4 of Ultra magazine accompanied my "Full Circle Patagonia" article, describing our attempt to run the classic 100km O Trek in 1 big wild day out complete with pumas and glaciers. #ultrarunning #torresdelpaine #chile #adventure #fastpacking #friendship #ultramag
July 23, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Royal Navy Doctor / Red Bull, Jobs in Adventure Series

[:en]Imagine a job where you got paid to go on adventures. This…
June 19, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Ride the Divide – Cover Feature, Get Out There magazine

[:en]Did you know there are 429km of backcountry MTB magic to…
June 19, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Work out Like A Polynesian Warrior / Red Bull

Living 2,000km from the nearest inhabited island, the Rapa Nui…
June 19, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Fastest At World’s End / Sidetracked

[:en]For as long as I've been writing about adventures, I have…
May 12, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

The Runners of Rapa Nui / Men’s Running

[:en]In the May issue of Men's Running there's a story of some…
April 7, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Fastest Known Time / Red Bull Adventure


Red Bull were looking for an accessible introduction…
March 29, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

The story behind the cover shot / Ultra magazine

When you get your copy of the superlative independent…
March 22, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

A crazy sport created by isolation / BBC

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the Rapa Nui people believed…
March 22, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Men’s Fitness magazine / Vertical Kilometre Feature

[:en]Living in the Andes, it’s easy to forget that not everyone…
March 2, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Picture of the Day / the Guardian

I snapped this shot on the third day of the Tapati festival on…
February 18, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Boulder Dash / Outdoor Fitness magazine

[:en]Outdoor Fitness magazine were looking for a beginner friendly…
January 22, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Zolkan 4 Days 2016 / Limitless Pursuits

I've been away from my desk for the last week - reporting and…
January 12, 2016/by Matt-Maynard

Pleasure and Paine / Outdoor Fitness magazine

In April 2015 I travelled to Patagonia to take part in a 70mile…
December 30, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

The Elephant in the Atmosphere / Like the Wind magazine

[:en]In July 2015 I ran a project to draw attention to the seasonal…
December 15, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

Running the “O” loop at the 8th Natural Wonder of the World

[:en]Last Wednesday at 2:06 am under a full moon James Donald…
November 30, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

The Eighty Year Old Athlete

[:en]This morning I got an email.
"Matt Maynard - Muchas gracias…
November 13, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

Running the 100km Patagonia O loop in 17hours / Ultra

[:en]On a miserable winter’s morning in Marshfield, England…
November 10, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

Ultra Trail Torres del Paine / Limitless Pursuits

“I call it my catharsis” he tells me.
October 15, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

Til-Til Lampa 38km (español)

Tuve una experiencia maravillosa y durísima en las montañas…
August 22, 2015/by Matt-Maynard

Divided Life pre-sale cover / Outdoor Fitness

April 11, 2015/by Matt-Maynard