Photojournalist/ Filmaker: Lee Carruthers
Lee has been based in the Yukon for most of his adult life. His careers have included: bush pilot, log builder, surveyor, plumber, radio technician, social worker, journalist, photographer and film maker.
Lee has cycled, hiked, sailed, kayaked, canoed and skied in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Paraguay, all of the Central American countries, Cuba, Mexico, Thailand, the U.K. and Iran. He flew bush planes on B.C.'s north coast, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. His last cycling trip was in Colombia in 2014.
In 2012-13, Lee made the film Edziza, documenting his hike to Mount Edziza, a dormant volcano located near Telegraph Creek in northern B.C.