illustrations


See the two other collections too: Concept drawingsWatercolors

Drawing up understandings and landscapes on Hiking.org

Illustrations and text by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

Collections of my illustrations about hiking and reality – drawing up philosophy and landscapes of understanding:

 

Drawing of a hiker camping between to trees, watching the sunset

Hiking and the Common Good

Drawings and thoughts about how hiking and the Common Good might benefit us and each other in a digital future

Group of hikers walking around Mountain - illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Communities and hiking

Drawing up thoughts and perspectives on communities and groups

Hiker girl helping huge stranded sea turtle. Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

Coastal hiking can help cold stunned sea turtles

Project about how coastal hiking, trails and hikers can help the rescue of cold stunned sea turtles

Old hiker taking a break

Drawing of a wind beaten hiker sitting down for a moment along the coast

Cartoon drawing of a man sitting in a car saying " horrible weather is coming... get a car" To a hiker outside. while the car creates the bad weather. illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Cars and the paradox of horrible weather

What can seem like the solution is sometimes the challenge…

Teaching kids outdoors

Teaching kids outdoors helps them understand, move and be more happy. Connecting to nature, instead of screens.

Illustration of solid wood bridge construction. Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Wood bridge feel

Bridges can be made in many ways, from the most flimsy to the solid almost ever lasting bridge designs

Group of people crossing a river with different strategies and places. Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Psychology and ways of crossing a stream

Hiking can teach us new things about our strategies, roles and preferences.

Examples of tree trunk steps and stairs. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt. Hiking.org

Stairways design study

When trails starts to rise or fall, at a certain angle stairs are one way of making the trails continue when the terrain gets steeper

Sketch of a simple stairway made of wood trunks. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt. Hiking.org

Timber used to make steps sketch

Research sketch – understanding a simple way to use tree trunks to make steps along trails

Drawing of a beaver sitting by a flooded trail. Traildesign hiking Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

When biodiversity and trails face each other

Hikers like to be close to wildlife and walking through landscapes where nature is set free. But it can be a challenge to balance the needs of nature, of habitats and of hikers.

Hiker looking at trail damage by invasive species along trail ( japanese knotweed) Hiking Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Trails to help biodiversity

Hikers like to be close to wildlife and walking through landscapes where nature is set free. But it can be a challenge to balance the needs of nature, of habitats and of hikers.

Drawing of hikers and mountainbikes and all-wheel vehicles on the same trail. Traildesign hiking Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Five reasons dedicated hiking trails works best

Walkers most often loose, when trails can be used for anything but walking

Here are some more special illustration collections:

Guy on an island watching a check out sign
Place-illustrations Click drawing to see the collection
Hiker with a heart on his back
Love illustrations – click image to see the collection
Drawing of an fur man, with a backpack and a long beard
Hiker types – click drawing to see the collection