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AETHER + Gestalten: The Great American Roadtrip

AETHER + Gestalten: The Great American Roadtrip

There’s really nothing quite like the freedom of the open road. And there’s nowhere on the planet more thrilling to traverse on four wheels–or two–than the United States, a country that in many ways is the birthplace of the modern road trip. ↓

Four motorcyclists on windy road in Colorado

Denver, Colorado → Wolf Creek, Colorado. Photo by Jonah Smith

The Great American Road Trip is about both the iconic routes and the roads less traveled, crossing barren deserts, otherworldly canyons, snowy mountains, and dramatic prairies–all without crossing a border. With a preface penned by AETHER co-founders and road-trip aficionados Jonah Smith and Palmer West–along with photography contributed by Smith–this book celebrates the unique story each route has to tell. ↓

Motorcyclists riding on gravel road towards Rocky Mountains

The top of the Rockies byway. Photo by Jonah Smith.

Man pointing to map with Rocky Mountains in background
Man getting gear out of truck setting up camp in Canyonlands National Park.

Canyonlands National Park. Photo by Jonah Smith.

Group of men outside campfire in Canyonlands National Park.

Photo by Jonah Smith.

Order a copy of The Great American Roadtrip here.