January 15, 2017 Usually these types of blog entries are done closer to the new year, but time got away from me a bit. I’ve also been busy working on my John Muir Trail book. It took me eleven months … Continue reading
Posted in California State Parks, Death Valley National Park, Desolation Wilderness, John Muir Trail, Lake Tahoe hikes, Mt. Tamalpais, mushrooms, National Parks, Sierra Nevada, Wildflowers, Yosemite
Tagged Autumn, Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Tamalpais, nature, photography, Sierra Nevada, wilderness, Wildflowers, Yosemite National Park
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February 2016 It’s astounding that a landscape so forbidding and dangerous in the summer can, in early February, be so dramatically transformed and show its softer side. As a visitor, I greatly appreciated that the high temperatures for the two days … Continue reading
Tagged botany, California, Death Valley National Park, desert, geology, landscape, mountains, nature, photography, Sierra Nevada, stars, Wildflowers
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February 15, 2016 The vaunted Death Valley ‘super bloom’, as some of the rangers have described recently, was as bountiful as advertised. I drove from the Bay Area on Sunday & Monday (2/7 & 2/8) to camp in the valley … Continue reading
Tagged California, camping, Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, desert, flowers, landscape, National Parks, nature, photography, Wildflowers