As an avid sea kayaker, Greenland has been a paddling dream destination of mine for several years. And as an outdoor photographer, I’m always seeking out giant open landscapes in beautiful light. Hours of Greenland’s low-angle arctic light is hard to beat. My big Greenland kayaking dreams came true this summer with a 10 day […]
Enjoying a fine day in Switzerland with a cog train ride up Mount Rigi for spectacular views of the Swiss Alps, and then a steep scramble down it’s north side on the Bänderenweg route …
For long backpacking trips or more technically oriented outdoor adventure where weight is critical, I’ll use the Lowepro TLZ 1 Toploader supported by a Lowepro TLZ Chest Harness. This system puts a Canon 5D Mark II with Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS right on my chest ready for immediate access, even while still wearing a […]
The heavily crevassed Emmons Glacier dwarfs two hikers on First Burroughs Mountain in Mount Rainier National Park.
Girl jumping into the air above the setting sun, Sunset Beach, Washington Park, Anacortes, Washington. Girl leaping for joy over the setting sun, Sunset Beach, Washington Park, Anacortes, Washington.
Updated August 4, 2012 Follow along on a photo journey through Southeast Alaska via the Alaska Marine Highway System. Our three week adventure begins in Bellingham, Washington, cruises through the Inside Passage of coastal British Columbia, then continues north with stops in Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Glacier Bay, Juneau, Tracy Arm and Sitka. See whale, otter, […]
Us mountaineers laugh about the rigors of hauling “65 pounds of ultra-light-weight climbing gear” through the mountains. Sure, each piece of equipment is optimized for performance and weight, but sometimes there sure is a lot of it! Of course this laughing usually takes place as part of the post-trip storytelling, not while the load is […]
Man hiking along snowy ridge, Silver Peak, Cascade Mountains, Washington As outdoor enthusiasts, we are often exposed to risk of physical disaster, whether from falling, drowning, avalanche, hypothermia, or a myriad of other potential fates. Whether mountaineering, back-country skiing, backpacking, snowshoeing, kayaking or whatever, we are subject to risk. I find that this is even […]