Rucksack Magazine is an online-publication which explores the idea of minimalist travel, adventure and photography. Read our journal for articles, stories, interviews, featured gear & playlists.
Mark Musgrave, founder of The Level Collective, describes the inspiration behind his latest release; a hand-crafted Pocket Knife. He outlines the care and attention to detail given to each individual knife, sighting this as his initial reason for creating such a beautifully crafted product.
Photographer Vitor Mazon captures the Martian landscape of Námafjall, a geothermal field located in Northeast Iceland.
Photographer Matt Holland outlines how experiencing a storm in a place so familiar to him enabled him to capture the surrounding mountains with a fresh perspective.
Maria Sahai discusses how her childhood experiences shaped her appreciation of nature and inspired her love of photographing the breath-taking Norwegian landscapes she now calls home.
Volume One: The Winter Issue
A gripping story of a Norwegian expedition by photographer Emma Hall, describing an adventure where things don't always go to plan.
A story by Megan Perra describing her raw experience of watching the North American eclipse.
A short story detailing the search for the perfect spot to capture the Landwasser viaduct.
Emily Macaulay, co-founder of 'This Way', discusses the highs and lows experienced when embarking on a long distance hike.
Luke and Nell, the couple behind 'What If We Walked' have set out together on the slowest journey of their life, exploring part of the world simply on foot.
A story about climbing in the Wetterstein Mountains of Germany and the importance of self-challenge.
An interview with Bavarian based photographer Luca Jaenichen featuring some of his best moody landscape shots.
Freelance photographer Andrew Alexander discusses how the raw beauty of Scotlands landscapes and his love of the outdoors led him to pursue a career in photography.
An interview with Icelandic based travel and landscape photographer Donal Boyd.
An interview with one of Instagram's most well known photographers; Vitaly Kibenko, better known by his social media name 'OwnTheLight'.
Photographer Kirstin Vang discusses how the magic of her homeland, The Faroe Islands, continues to inspire and enthral her as she explores her new found love of photography.
Jed Forster is a self-taught photographer with an insatiable desire to travel and capture some of our planets most beautiful natural landscapes.
Rucksack Magazine Volume One contributor Todd Diemer provides a deeper insight into his photography and discusses why winter is his favourite season.
An interview with adventure and lifestyle photographer Brandon Eckroth; who explains how the beauty of our planet inspires him to create images.
Photographer Robert Birtles captures the last remaining light from 'Devil's Point'; a mountain in the Cairngorms of Scotland.
Photographer Nadya Zim searches for silence in a world where noise is everywhere.
Italian Photographer Filippo Maffei discusses the magnetic pull of the Apuan Alps in Northern Tuscany.
Photographer Maegan Brown explores the unfamiliar landscapes of Iceland during a two week road trip around the island.
A black and white photo essay featuring the Caledonian Sleeper as it passes through the Scottish Highlands en route to Fort William.
Landscape photographer Frithjof Hamacher captures the peace and tranquility of the Austrian Alps on his road trip through Southeast Europe.
Articles from Volume One
A short story written by Editor Laura Pendlebury about the sights and sounds of the bitter Finnish winter.
Andrew Neel recounts his journey through the fog as he hikes across Storm Mountain.
An interview and selection of artwork by American based artist Mya Kerner.
We chat with Mark Musgrave, founder of The Level Collective, about his latest project on Kickstarter; the Winnats Roll Top backpack.
The Level Collective design ethical outdoor apparel and gear. We sit down with founder Mark Musgrave to discuss his journey so far.
An interview with Jorrit Jorritsma; co-founder of Lake District based sustainable backpack brand Millican.
Outdoor enthusiasts Emily Macaulay and Felicity Rowley are the co-founders of 'This Way'. They create maps with the aim of encouraging more people to explore the outdoors and discover something new.
As soon as we came across Atlas Supply Co we were dying to know more about their beautifully designed products and the story behind this creative leather goods brand.
Co-founders Mike and Nia explain the idea behind their brand Rural Kind.