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Wyatt Peterson
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Wyatt Peterson

Wyatt is the owner of Wyatt Peterson Studios. He is a freelance adventure and landscape photographer, doing work all over the valley. He has worked for Sundance Mountain Resort and the United States Forest Service. His passion is rooted in the outdoors and capturing the beauty of wild moments, with a goal to inspire others to be better stewards. When Wyatt isn’t working, he is usually found climbing or hiking with his wife. He calls Utah Valley home and you can follow his adventures on Instagram @wyattpetersonstudios or buy prints at www.wyattpetersonstudios.com.

Responsible Content Creation in Nature

It’s no secret that social media has been a powerful tool in getting people outside. At the touch of our fingertips, we can witness the majesty of sunrise over the Grand Canyon and within seconds watch the thunderous power of a volcano erupting in Iceland. Social media has opened a doorway to some…

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My Love For Utah Lake

The boat bobbed up and down with the gentle waves from distant boats. Our voices and laughter filled the late summer air, as we talked about our adventures and how we wished school could be postponed for a few more months. In the heat of the evening sun, we kept cool by dipping our feet in the water…

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Lesser Known Hikes In Utah Valley: Lake Hardy

I believe that we all are innately drawn to places where we can let our minds wander away from the daily routine of our lives, to get outside and connect with nature. The Wasatch Range and other wilderness areas in the valley are truly incredible, but are not invincible. As I explore nature, my goal…

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Embrace the Adventure

Let me state the obvious, we are extremely lucky in Utah Valley when it comes to the amount of wildland we can access. If you think about it, most people in the valley can be in a canyon, by a lake, or at a trailhead within 15 to 30 minutes! Heck, some can even walk to these places in less than…

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Stewardship of our Canyons

Reflect with me to the last time you were in nature. A place secluded from the hustle and bustle of society, where you had time to really live in the moment. Now, close your eyes and imagine that you are back in that place, exploring and taking it all in as if it was your first time there. As you…

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