Pete McBride

Native Coloradan Pete McBride has spent two decades studying the world with a camera. A self-taught photographer, filmmaker, writer, and public speaker, he has traveled on assignment to over 75 countries for the National Geographic Society, Smithsonian, Outside, Esquire, Microsoft, The Nature Conservancy and many more. McBride produced a book called Colorado River Flowing Through Conflict in 2010, three award-winning short documentaries and hosted a PBS TV program on the Colorado River. Other watersheds soon called including a source to sea look at India’s Ganges. Upon completing the journey, The National Geographic Society named McBride a “Freshwater Hero”. Over the last year, McBride hiked the entire length of Grand Canyon National Park – over 700 miles without a trail.