This post brought to you in partnership with Tandem Stills + Motion, an outdoor photo agency and community for adventurous souls. These photos are excerpted from their 2014 book, The Art of Adventure: Outdoor Sports from Sea to Summit.
A free diver taking in the morning sunrays in Cenote Cristalino, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Photo by Christian Vizl
Skiing at Mt. Baker, WA. Photo by Grant Gunderson
Climbing in southern Utah's San Rafael Swell. Photo by Tobias MacPhee
Ice climber on a frozen blue looking curtain of Ice near Banff, Canada. Photo by Alain Denis
A man participates in stand-up paddle boarding on Hyalite Lake, Hyalite Canyon just outside of Bozeman, MT. Photo by Ian Shive
A climber high in Cabinet Mountains Wilderness area near Libby, Montana. Photo by Steven Gnam
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