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A Misnomer, if Ever There was One

“Just beyond the pass the trail, ‘plainly marked by scars left on the rocks by thousands of cleated shoes,’ descended to Crater Lake. After the backbreaking climb to the pass, most people were glad to descend. 545 more words

oct 16 portland + crater lake

We’re finally back out in the woods! It feels so natural, relaxing and invigorating to be out her. The energy and the comfort I feel setting up the tent in a feeling of home-ness.  271 more words

My West Coast Journey

From October 2 to October 9 of 2014, I embarked on a 2613 mile road trip in the convertible.  I circumnavigated a large swath of the southern Cascades, the Sierra Nevadas, and the coast in my 2002 Boxster S. 355 more words


One-star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

This is why Yelp was created. I’m sure of it.

Moral of the story: Ranger Wiener is a real dick.

But seriously, nature is to be appreciated with an open mind. 35 more words


PCT Hike - Day 15

Coyotes and Owls were on this morning’s wake up call fallowed by an immediate and desperate need for a morning movement. Having been on trail 15 days now, the ability to dig a hole efficiently has been mastered. 691 more words


10.13.14 Morning Check-in. Goals, composition, and rambling.

I am discovering that Crater Lake is a challenging place for me to shoot. There are only a handful of different types of images that you can make here, debatable obviously, and you can make those in different ways: The lake framed in rocks, dirt, or trees. 452 more words

Landscape Photography


Nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can’t cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. 62 more words