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.
The ballot in San Francisco for the November vote will include a measure to start restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley of Yosemite National Park by draining the reservoir filled behind the O’Shaughnessy dam. This is incredible to think about and I was surprised to even hear about it. The drama that played out in […]
In our 2005 backpacking trip, we began and ended our four day loop in spectacular Mineral King Valley in Sequoia National Park. It is an incredible setting surrounded by 12,000 ft mountains. The infamous Mineral King road plops you right into the thick of it. We finished out our trail on the road at Atwell […]