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 …
The heavily crevassed Emmons Glacier dwarfs two hikers on First Burroughs Mountain in Mount Rainier National Park.
Saturday, April 28 Finding the orchards in Hood River well past their prime bloom, I went for a morning walk on the Mosier Twin Tunnels Trail, starting at the Mosier end. This is one of a few old sections of Historic Columbia River Highway that are converted to trails for joggers, hikers and bikers. The […]
Thursday, April 26 Another rainy day … perfect for photographing waterfalls, streams and wildflowers again. Today’s adventure: hiking up Eagle Creek to shoot Punchbowl Falls, a classic Pacific Northwest shot. Extra tennis shoes and hiking socks my backpack, I headed up the trail 1.9 miles to a rocky beach just downstream of Punchbowl Falls. You […]
An unnamed waterfall plunges into the Boulder River, Boulder River Wilderness, Washington State I’ve been catching up on my photo processing, working through a few unprocessed photo shoots from last year. Here is a selection of photos from a June hike up the Boulder River Trail, in Washington State’s central Cascade Mountains.The Boulder River cuts […]
Little Stony Creek pouring over boulders, Cascade Falls, Virginia February 2, 2012 What a wonderful winter walk. This short (4 miles round trip) trail runs right along the banks of crystal clear Little Stony Creek, pouring through mossy boulders, shooting through rocky chutes and plummeting over beautiful 69 foot Cascade Falls. I can see why […]