Death Valley Volcanic Explosion

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Ubehebe Crater at Death Valley

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Half Dome Cables

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Lone Tree at White Sands National Monument

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Meadow Magic

One of my favorite things while camping at Yosemite National Park is to wake up early in the morning and pause for reflection as the sun rises over the meadows. The same is true at the "golden hour" before sunset. The meadows are truly magical and … [Read more...]

Lunch at Double O Arch in Devil’s Garden

Double O Arch is 2.1 miles in (direct route) on Devil's Garden Trail in Arches National Park.  You can hike further to the Dark Angel (the dark rock tower seen in the distance) and an another mile to your hike (round-trip).  The alternate Primitive … [Read more...]

El Capitan is much bigger than you think

We arrived at Yosemite National Park in late afternoon. As we made our way into the heart of the Park by way of the Southside Drive we caught our first glimpse of El Capitan. It's huge! I thought I had a clear idea of its size in my mind before we … [Read more...]

Sunset in Red Rock Country

A magical and powerful sunset in the middle of red rock country at Island in the Sky in Canyonlands National Park. … [Read more...]

Tapestry Arch near Devil’s Garden Campground

  Tapestry Arch is located just outside Devil's Garden Campground at Arches National Park.  It is accessed off of the north trailhead of Broken Arch Trail and is best in late afternoon light. … [Read more...]

Hiking With The Grizzlies

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