Ryan J Waneka 227
 
Colorado Springs
Hey friends! I am a lifestyle, nature, and adventure photographer based in Colorado! I love showing the stunning beauty of the outdoors. I especially like adventuring with friends, that way I can capture not only how small we are in comparison to this big amazing world around us, but also the emotional experience that only travel and nature can provide. I hope you enjoy some of my photos as well as the stories along with them! Don't be afraid to ask me anything!
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Miners Creek Road, Summit County, ColoradoMiners Creek RoadSummit County, ColoradoMy friends and I decided to go camping somewhere new and somewhere we hadn't heard of recently. My friend Mo found this cool spot just outside of...Ptarmigan Lake, Chaffee County, ColoradoPtarmigan LakeChaffee County, ColoradoBuena Vista is a wonderful place to camp in Colorado. There are several mountain lakes, including Ptarmigan Lake, where my friends and I took a...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahThe best adventures are ones that are shared with friends. Here you have the three best adventure friends that anyone could have! Find people who...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahIf you put in the effort to climb this sweet tree in the middle of the lake in Iceberg Canyon, then you have also earned the privilege of jumping...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahHow many monkeys can you count in the tree? Look carefully, there is one who is a bit hidden. This location in Iceberg Canyon at Lake Powell...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahThis is a photo of my friend Brandon jumping the wake while wakeboarding in the early morning at Lake Powell. Tip: watersports are generally easier...Dream Lake, Larimer County, ColoradoDream LakeLarimer County, ColoradoDream Lake is one of the most beautiful locations in Colorado. And usually, I would have taken a photo of the incredible mountains that surround...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahIf you ever go to Lake Powell, be sure to have several means of transportation across the water! In our case, we needed multiple paddle boards, so...Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, ColoradoGarden of the GodsColorado Springs, ColoradoThis is one of the views from the top of the climbs at Garden of the Gods. Three of us climbed up, and there really isn't much space at the top. I...Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, ColoradoGarden of the GodsColorado Springs, ColoradoGarden of the Gods is super easy to access by anyone. There are paved sidewalks throughout the park. And I've seen it become overcrowded over the...Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, ColoradoGarden of the GodsColorado Springs, ColoradoI grew up near Garden of the Gods, but it wasn't until recently that I had a chance to climb Garden of the Gods! This is a double exposure of my...Wilson Peak, San Miguel County, ColoradoWilson PeakSan Miguel County, ColoradoThis was my first ever attempt at creating a star trails image. It isn't perfect, but I'm pretty happy with the result. #startrail #tellurideWilson Peak, San Miguel County, ColoradoWilson PeakSan Miguel County, ColoradoDid you know Wilson Peak is the same peak that appears on Coors beer cans? Now you know! I took this from our perfect campsite on the opposite side...Emerald Lake, Larimer County, ColoradoEmerald LakeLarimer County, ColoradoBear Lake is a popular destination in Rocky Mountain National Park, but I highly suggest staying on the trail past Bear, Nymph, and Dream Lake, and...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahI know I post a lot of photos of Lake Powell. I post a lot, because that is where I have had so many great adventures! It is my favorite place on...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahNothing says adventure like facing your fears head on with an adventure buddy. I had already made the jump, and this is my friend, Brooke, taking...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahLake Powell gets even cooler the higher you climb. It is a great reminder of how small we humans are in this massive world. I love how tiny my...Lake Powell, Kane County, UtahLake PowellKane County, UtahIf you ever go to Lake Powell, do yourself a favor and bring an adventure buddy. Someone who is always ready to go on an adventure. My friend Luke...Wise Mountain, Summit County, ColoradoWise MountainSummit County, ColoradoWe snowshoed to the top of Wise Mountain in the middle of winter. There is a small mining cabin at the top. And when I say cabin, I mean four log...Telluride, ColoradoTellurideColoradoWhat a great place for some Acoustic tunes, am I right? I took this at our campsite in Telluride, CO. #guitar #mountains #adventure #CO
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