Shannon Galpin (born 1974) is an American activist, author, adventurer, and producer of the movie, Afghan Cycles. In 2013, she was named, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year.
She grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota.
In 2006, she founded Mountain2Mountain.
- Streets of Afghanistan: Bridging Cultures Through Art, Photographs by Libero Di Zinno, Hatherleigh Company, Limited, 2013, ISBN 9781578264674
- Mountain to Mountain: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan. St. Martin's Press. 16 September 2014. ISBN 978-1-4668-4705-7.
- https://radicalhumanity.net Site run by Shannon Galpin, started in late 2016
- Miller, Sharry (January 24, 2014). "Bringing Afghan Art to Afghanistan". Women's Adventure. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
Libero’s photographs and Shannon’s text provide a fascinating look at a region most of us view as war-torn and worthless. Through their eyes, we can clearly see that we are wrong in that assessment.