The National Park Service was created on August 25, 100 years ago in 1916. A tremendous reason to be thankful. It brings a tear to my eye 🙂
Bad deer! This guy stole my shorts off my hammock line from our Moraine Park campsite in Rocky Mountain National Park as we made dinner. He immediately took a couple hops and I thought I wasn’t going to see my shorts again, but then thankfully stopped and chewed on them until we shooed it. I guess […]
Ha, check this out, I won a giveaway on Yonder! I get a dry sack from Granite Gear. Not a huge deal, but it’s one made with silnylon plus eVent fabric at the bottom so you can squeeze out the air and it’s still waterproof all around, pretty sweet (eVent Sil Drysack). I’m excited and thought […]
A reader of Modern Hiker’s website alerted the author to what looked like the tag of a well known street artist on a rock in Joshua Tree National Park. I guess he’s well known, well I don’t know him or care about him, at least until he did this vandalism on our public lands. I […]
In September we spent about a week and a half in Yellowstone, staying in West Yellowstone, MT, and taking trips in the park every day. We had a fantastic time. Here are some photos on Picasa and below are some interesting highlights: Drove 3,800 miles. Went over Teton Pass. Drove the Beartooth Highway, wow! “the […]
The John Krebs Wilderness was created in April 2009 and it pushed the percentage of wilderness area within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks from 83.6% to 93.4%. This happened a while back but I still wanted to post about it since I loved hearing it. The Wilderness encompasses 39,740 acres in the area of […]
I entered my fuzzy caterpillar shot from our Great Smoky Mountains backpacking trip into the National Geographic Photo Contest. I have a minuscule chance but what the heck. Please click here and LIKE it, maybe that will help 🙂
Sweet! It looks like HDR photography only in video form. Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite. I post the HD version here. Use full screen! The song used is “Outro” by M83, the last track on their album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.