Still catching up, sharing a shot from 9300' up Mauna Kea on the Big Island, Hawai'i. This is just above the visitor's center, and above most of the clouds... unfortunately high clouds rolled in right at sunset and ruined our stargzing, but the mountain views made up for it! I will get around to some…Read more Mauna Kea
The best views are those where you can see for miles, and it's ALL nature! Looking west from Mill Mountain, off the Tuscarora Trail in West Virginia.
One of my favorite places in the world is the one I carry with me. My tent, and the rest of my backpacking setup, allow me to escape to almost anywhere. This particular spot was a great one - 20 miles from the nearest pavement, high in the Colorado Rockies, easily one of the quietest…Read more My Favorite Place
Taken on day six of eleven along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, this was atop Stony Man Mountain in Shenandoah National Park. Though I was tired, run-down, and smelled even worse than I looked - there's no place I'd rather be! This was posted in response to the Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge - I'd…Read more No Place I’d Rather Be…
I've hiked past them for years - rustic cabins perched high in mountain creek valleys. I've always wondered, as I've passed, what they were like. Doyles River, Pocosin, Range View, Corbin... each sits within the boundaries of Shenandoah National Park, occupying the historic site of an older homestead, in many cases - but they're private,…Read more PATC Cabins in Shenandoah NP