Having lived for most of the past decade in Asia, Fuchs' work has centered on indigenous mountain cultures and oral histories with an obsessive interest in tea. His photos and stories have appeared on three continents in World Geographic, Kyoto Journal, The Spanish Expedition Society, The Earth, The China Post Newspaper, Silkwinds, Outpost, The Toronto Star, and The South China Morning Post amongst others. Various pieces of his work are part of private collections in Europe, North America, and Asia and he serves as the Asian Editor at Large for Outpost magazine. He was granted the Wild China Explorer of the Year for 2011 for sustainable exploration of the Himalayan Trade Routes. His book The Ancient Tea Horse Road details his 8-month groundbreaking journey traveling and chronicling one of the world's great trade routes, The Tea Horse Road. Fuchs is the first westerner to have completed the entire route stretching almost six thousand kilometers through the Himalayas a dozen cultures.
Mountaineer and adventurer Jeff Fuchs travels the ancient Salt Route of China, finding a land both changed and forgotten. With yaks, dogs, a guide and a horse, Jeff Fuchs makes his winding way through the Himalayas.