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Kalalau Trail to Kalalau Beach on Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

March 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments

The Kalalau trail is located within the Na Pali Coast State Park on the north shore of Kauai, USA. It’s a one-way trail, out and back to the glorious Kalalau Beach, one of the most stunning and remote beaches in the world. There are no roads, and boats can’t land there, so the only way […]

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Trek to Clear Creek in the Grand Canyon

February 14th, 2017 · 1 Comment

      Clear Creek is a remote oasis deep within the Grand Canyon. To reach it, five of us hiked the Bright Angel Trail at sunrise to the Bright Angel Campground on the first day, then across the Clear Creek Trail to our destination on the second day.       Colorado River   […]

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Return to Big Bend National Park

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Big Bend National Park is vast and desolate, but with pockets of colorful beauty, spectacular vistas and starscapes, and teeming with wildlife! Sunrise at “The Thing” a roadside attraction east of Tucson, Arizona Window View Western Diamondback? Rat Snake? I’m not sure… Mexican art for sale on the USA side of the Rio Grande river […]

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Joshua Tree National Park

November 27th, 2016 · No Comments

Joshua Tree National Park is located in southwestern California and is comprised of the Mohave and Colorado Desert. It’s a massive desert, featuring numerous chollas and rock formations, but the star of the park is the enigmatic Joshua Tree. The Joshua tree is not actually a tree, but a Yucca plant, capable of surviving in […]

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Mount Wrightston, Madera Canyon and Saguaro National Park

August 14th, 2016 · 4 Comments

The clouds were hanging low to the ground and everything was soaking wet from the frequent storms during the past few days. The sky was dark and heavy with moisture. I walked silently along a trail, thickly padded with layers of pine needles. There wasn’t a breath of wind or noise of any kind and […]

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Backpacking in the Snowy Grand Canyon

February 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Note: Because of the air clarity, many of the shots in the post look fantastic full screen! Be sure to click on some of them. It’s February and snowy in the North Country, so why not try a backpacking trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?                                                    It sounded […]

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Superstition Wilderness – The Big Loop

January 28th, 2016 · 3 Comments

The weather has been perfect for backpacking, so I took the opportunity to backpack in the greatest playground ever: The Superstition Wilderness, east of Phoenix.      Saguaros – “The Three Amigos”      Cholla with Weaver’s Needle in the background        From the First Water Trailhead, I set out on the Second Water trail, looping […]

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Red Tanks Divide Loop – Superstition Wilderness

December 1st, 2015 · No Comments

My friend Matt and I just completed a challenging loop of about 25 miles through the Superstition Wilderness. We started at the Peralta Trailhead ad hiked the Dutchman’s Trail to Whiskey Springs. We hiked Whiskey Springs to Red Divide, camped just beyond the LaBarge Box Canyon and then took a side trip down the Hoolie […]

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Adventure in the Superstitions!

October 24th, 2015 · No Comments

Completed a super challenging hike of about 25 miles in the Superstition Wilderness. Dutchman’s – Whiskey Springs – Red Tanks – Dutchman’s – Peralta Loop. I got lost several times, ran out of water, nearly nailed by a scorpion, fell three times, saw a tarantula, walked through swarms of bees, had a family of javelina […]

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Ireland – Summer 2015

September 20th, 2015 · No Comments

                       

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Tags: fauna · flora · Ireland · Landscapes · love · Travel

Hoodoo You Think You Are? Bryce Canyon National Park

July 16th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Under the Rim and Rigg’s Spring Trails   Conor and I have just returned from a five day backpacking trip through Bryce Canyon in southern Utah. The landscapes were spectacular, the wildlife abundant and the trail was incredibly challenging – this is NOT AN EASY HIKE! We parked the truck at the trail end, Bryce […]

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Solitude in the Desert

May 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

With the temps climbing into the upper nineties here, I took the opportunity for a quick jaunt into the Superstions one more time before it gets too dangerous. The heat was certainly high on my list of concerns for this trip, but I was also a bit worried about rattlers. I knew they would be […]

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Tags: Camping · fauna · flora · Landscapes · Uncategorized · wildlife

Parrots in the Yard

February 6th, 2015 · No Comments

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Blue Heron in Aravaipa Canyon

January 8th, 2015 · No Comments

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The John Muir Trail 2014

September 1st, 2014 · 4 Comments

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” – Edward Abbey INTRO On July 31, Conor and I embarked on an awesome and challenging and beautiful adventure: to hike the John Muir Trail, starting at Yosemite National Park and ending […]

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Mt. Baldy – White Mountains

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

During the past weekend we made a training/equipment check run up to the White Mountains. We fished the West Fork Black River, the Little Colorado, Reservation Lake and the Reservoir. The fish weren’t biting much but we had a blast trying out the new Tenkara poles! We hiked the East Mt. Baldy trail to a […]

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Gilbert Riparian Preserve

February 17th, 2014 · No Comments

I was treated to some one-on-one instruction of wildlife photography this weekend by my friend Bill at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve. It was a lot of fun, but it showed me that I have a LOT to learn to become a serious wildlife photographer! Here’s a couple shots from the day – none of which […]

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Ash Creek Trail in the Pinaleño Mountains – Mount Graham

September 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Over the long weekend, my friend Bruce and I enjoyed a challenging but beautiful adventure in the Pinaleño Mountains, starting at the trailhead for Ash creek at 9,500 feet and then dropping to close to 5,000 feet over the next eight miles. As we approached Mount Graham, the entire range was shrouded in dark ominous […]

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The Ireland Pub Project: Full Report

July 15th, 2013 · 11 Comments

APRIL 2013 – It begins! For the next 16 days I would travel by car and foot through rural areas of Ireland in search of possible shooting locations for a video series I’m working on about the role of pubs in rural Ireland. During this time I would visit about 82 pubs (that number is […]

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Tags: fauna · flora · Ireland · Landscapes · love · Travel · Weather

Dutchman’s Trail in the Superstition Wilderness

December 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments

This was a nice little trip through some areas of the Supes that I had never been before, and I was blown away by the beauty of this area! I started at the Peralta trailhead and set out on the Dutchman’s Trail, heading toward Miner’s Needle. From there, I ascended up through Miner’s Pass just […]

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