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A Thousand Words
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There is no textbook on adventure journalism, but if there were one, it would contain one single, steadfast rule — you can’t photograph adventure from a safe distance. There are no sidelines in wilderness. El Capitan doesn’t have a press booth. Even for the most safety-conscious, danger can come in many forms — falling rock, toxic jellyfish, even a bad case of the Itch. This week, adventure photographer Corey Rich gives us photos and the untold stories behind them. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Which words? Find out.