Adventures in Guide Booking, Part 2: Maps

At some point, every one of us runs headlong into some kind of obstacle that we assume is insurmountable. Perhaps it's a lack of money, a physical handicap, a time constraint, or a lack of ability. Whatever the case, this obstacle can stop us cold and discourage us into taking a hard right turn toward …

Photography – Western Sierras

These pictures were taken during two summer trips to the Sierras. The first trip, taken in June, 2011, went through Giant Forest, the High Sierra Trail, the Lakes Trail, Kings Canyon, Paradise Valley, Mist Falls, Redwood Canyon, and Stony Creek. The second trip in August 2011, which was shorter and included less hiking, features Moro …

My Top Ten Hikes

Many components can compriseĀ a great hike: degree of difficulty, sense of accomplishment, scenery, one's companions, andĀ variables such as weather conditions, wildlife, or uniquely memorable incidences, all of which can transform a routine or average hike into something spectacular. Just about every hike contains a degree of any one of these elements, although some hikes will …

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