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The Mountains Were Calling...

 A Photo Essay of this past Weekend’s Backpacking trip to the Cascade Mountains as inspired by the words of John Muir

“The mountains are calling and I must go.”  

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I'm Spartacus

It’s almost 100 years since Scottish environmentalist John Muir died. The Father of the US National Park movement, he would have been appalled at the destructive behaviour of both the Scottish and UK Governments. 565 more words

a walk in the woods

It took more than 3,000 years to make some of the trees in the western woods — trees that are still standing in perfect strength and beauty, waving and singing… (John Muir, Letter to William Kent, 1909)

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A Little Happiness

A while ago (ok, like well over a year ago), my friend Kaylin, who has a really lovely blog filled with photography and exotic travel adventures, came up with an idea of making a good, old-fashioned zine. 343 more words

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Lens Day Wednesday: Angel's Landing

Angel’s Landing: Zion National Park, Utah

“In every walk with nature, one receives more than he seeks.”

-John Muir

Angel’s Landing is a moderately strenuous hike that culminates in a steep half mile climb up the spine of a rugged ridge with 800ft and 1200ft drops on each side. 232 more words

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The Morning of Creation

The Morning of Creation is a trailer for the Glacier Bay National Park documentary I created while working Princess Cruise lines in Alaska.  Andrea Markell is a passionate Park Ranger who loves traveling with visitors through Glacier Bay National Park and explaining all the changes the fjord has endured throughout history.

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