This is neat news for Cahokia Mounds and the amazing historical and archaeological sites of mounds all around St. Louis. In the radio hour they spoke about finding a site with evidence of 5,000 huts during the new bridge construction. They believe that was just 10% of the newly-found site. I think the State of […]
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 […]
We covered some fantastic terrain in this 2007 trip to Ansel Adams Wilderness, with a brief between-passes bit of trail within Yosemite National Park. I’ve gotten the trip report up now. There are some beautiful lakes in this area on the eastern edge of southern Cathedral Range, which has some stunning peaks itself. Plus there were […]
Brad and I went to a talk at REI about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northern Minnesota, part of the Superior National Forest. The speaker was a great guy named Jerry, retired teacher, that had been going up there for many years and actually first went there when he was a kid […]
The trip report of our 2006 winter overnight hike into the San Gorgonio Wilderness in Southern California is now up in the Backpacking Trips section! We were overly optimistic with our trail aspirations as the snow and steep terrain beat us up a bit. However, we still had a great trip and an experience that included cold […]
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.