Northern California is home to the largest remaining contiguous old growth coastal redwood forest on Earth. Forward thinking conservationists under the banner of “Save the Redwoods League” purchased land from the Pacific Lumber Company in 1921 and dedicated the ground to the State of California which created the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.On a road trip … More Find an Old Growth Forest
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Photo journey of a backcountry adventure in our backyard here in Central Idaho last Fall. Road based, this far away route takes you over 7 summit crossings. First block of shots showcase Pilot Peak, with views into the South Fork Salmon river breaks and the Lick Creek sub-range of the Salmon River Mountains in the … More 5 Days 7 Summits
Sunrise shot of a cactus hanging tough on the cliffs above Tehuamixtle, Mexico.
In the Mexican mountain town of Mascota, our local friends brought us to the site of an unfinished Roman Catholic temple, Templo de la Preciosa Sangre. It is unknown exactly why the temple was never finished, though the simple fact of running out of funds seems to be the consensus. Even in its unfinished … More An Idea Unfinished
After 18 years living in central Idaho, I FINALLY made the trek to City of Rocks National Reserve. What took me so long? Well, so much to see, so little time I suppose. Now that I have been, I already have plans to build another road trip around an extended stay at City of Rocks. … More Granite Paradise: City of Rocks National Reserve
I came across this well seasoned motorcycle while wandering the side streets of Puerto Vallarta. The tires had air and the seat had a somewhat fresh tape job. I suspect it still prowled the bruising cobblestone streets, and corrosive Pacific coast air of one of my favorite Mexican cities.
Fire season is wrapping up in the Pacific Northwest as Fall approaches. Here is a recent image I captured of the Carey Dome fire lookout on the Payette National Forest. The 85 ft. tall galvanized steel tower was constructed in 1934 by the Aermotor Co. out of Chicago, Il., and assembled and erected by the … More Keepin’ a Lookout: Carey Dome
My previous post, “Monochrome Madness”, has me thinking about black and white images. This shot is from our camp at Summerland, on the Wonderland trail, day 8, at Mount Rainier N.P. It had been snowing, and when the storm broke, the 8,886 ft. K Spire peak, and the surrounding volcanic rock, and glaciers emerged from … More Misty Mountain ~ K Spire
Leanne, at Leanne Cole PHOTOGRAPHY has a series she runs called “Monochrome Madness”, where she asks anyone to send her monochrome images of their choosing, falling within certain theme parameters she sets each edition. The current parameter is “Straight” (The last one was “Curves”). I submitted the picture below for the current “Straight” edition. I captured it … More “Monochrome Madness”