Death Valley Volcanic Explosion

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Death Valley; The Inexplicable

Let’s face it. Death Valley is weird. Its diversity and appeal is wholly based on its strangeness. Here one finds the lowest piece of dry land within the continent that’s within eyeshot of the highest peak in the continental United States. Within a … [Read more...]

Finding Appreciation and Perspective among Ancient Rock Art

It had been a long day and it was far from over. Business had brought me to Phoenix the week prior and that week had taken its toll. Staying an extra day to take in Saguaro NP while in the area would prove to restorative, but the Bajada Wash - Valley … [Read more...]

Half Dome Cables

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Half Dome and 1/2

Lord, I love this hike. Lord, I hate the cable route. It's not because of the climb, the exposure or physical effort required; it's due to the many other hikers excited to be there. The key to a successful RT ascent in one day is to start at 4:00 AM … [Read more...]

“My Zion” ~ A Poem

The reasons are many and personal, but Zion National Park is my favorite of the many parks I have visited. Its beauty is well known and though I have walked many of its trails, there seems to always be something new to discover. It is there that I … [Read more...]

Kaweah River: Sequoia National Park Foothills

Sequoia National Park is often referred to as Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park due to the two park’s proximity to each other. Sequoia represents five separate regions, defined by terrain, animal and plant life which include; Foothills, Giant … [Read more...]

Into the light, The Narrows; Zion NP

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To Zion, With Love

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Joshua Tree Boulders In Balance

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