Black & White, Black and White, Capitol Reef, Cathedral Valley, Utah, Monochrome, National Parks, Temple of the Moon, Temple of the Sun, United States
November 26, 2021

I had stopped through Capitol Reef National Park once before and decided another visit was in order sometime. My wife and I decided to spend the Thanksgiving weekend in the Cathedral Valley part of the park.

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Alpenglow, Black & White, Black and White, Bridelveil Falls, California, El Capitan, Monochrome, Mountains, National Parks, Sunset, United States, Waterfall, Yosemite
June 4-8, 2021

The Yosemite Valley is more beautiful than I thought. I knew it was pretty, but some views I just did not want to leave. Planning the trip was a lengthy and frustrating process given how popular the park is and how NPS limited a lot of things given COVID-19 and my wife and I did not get to ...

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Canyon, Dixie National Forest, Kanarra Falls, Kanarraville, United States, Utah, Water, Waterfall
May 30, 2021

The small town of Kanarraville, Utah sits on the West side of Zion National Park and from there starts a hike to a smaller slot canyon that houses the Kanarra Falls.

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Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, The Narrows, United States, Utah, Water, Zion
October 25-29, 2016

My friend, Tim Zandee, invited me to share a trip to Zion National Park. What a beautiful place this is and I'll now have to return several more times just to experience more of what it has to offer.

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Colorado, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rocky Mountains, Afternoon, White River National Forest, United States, Summer, Vail, Piney Lake, Clouds, Black and White, Black & White, Water, Reflection, Boats, Canoe
August 18-20, 2016

Sometimes trips don't go according to plan. Or they don't go at all. That's what happened to my planned multiple-day backpacking trip I had planned to make earlier this summer. However, I'm thankful for the opportunity to tag along with a group of men to Piney Lake and then towards Upper Piney Lake for a few ...

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Colorado, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rocky Mountains, Mount Sneffels Wilderness, Snow, Sunrise, Uncompahgre National Forest, United States, Winter
January 30 - February 1, 2015

A quick trip to my favorite part of Colorado yielded several surprises.

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Abstract, Colorado, Dream Lake, Ice, National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, United States
February 15, 2014

For years, I have heard about the frozen Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, but had never made the trip because of busy schedule, poor timing, or pure forgetfulness. That has now changed.

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Aspen Trees, Aspens, Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, Clouds, Colorado, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rocky Mountains, Evening, Fall, Gunnison National Forest, Kebler Pass, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Sunset, Trees, United States
September 28 - October 1, 2012

I took a drive not knowing if I'd be car camping or backpacking or where exactly I'd go. There were a few places I wanted to visit so I ensured those were on the list.

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Glacier, Montana, Morning, National Parks, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Saint Mary Lake, Summer, Sunrise, United States, Water, Wild Goose Island
August 23-30, 2012

My friend, Tim Zandee, invited me to share a trip to Glacier National Park. How could I decline that?

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Black & White, Black and White, Clouds, Grand Tetons, Mountain Peaks, Mountains, National Parks, Snow, Tree, Trees, United States, White, Winter, Wyoming
February 16-19, 2012

A buddy and I headed to the Tetons for a planned six day trip. It didn't go according to plan. The snow storm was keeping us socked in, one of us broke a tripod, one of us got ill, one of us put a rip in his pants, one of us ripped some skin, one of us ...

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Alpine Tundra, Black & White, Black and White, Clouds, Colorado, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rocky Mountains, Ice Lake Basin, Island Lake, Lake, Mountain Peaks, Mountains, Red, Reflection, Rockies, Rocks, Rocky Mountains, San Juan National Forest, Storm, Summer, United States, Water, Pano, Panorama, Panoramic
August 12-14, 2011

One of the places I have always wanted to visit was Ice Lake Basin in the mighty San Juan Mountains. My wife and I took a quick backpacking trip to the basin and started at Clear Lake. We will definitely have to go back for a longer stay.

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Alpenglow, Aspen, Aspen Trees, Black & White, Black and White, Clouds, Colorado, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rocky Mountains, Elk Mountains, Maroon Bells, Maroon Lake, Moon, Moonset, Morning, Reflection, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Sky, Snowmass Wilderness, Sunrise, United States, White River National Forest
July 16-17, 2011

Needing a weekend away, my wife and I took a quick trip to Crested Butte and then on to the iconic Maroon Bells.

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