Dense spruce forests, windswept bald, and an Appalachian Trail Legend. We leave North Carolina for good, and enter Tennessee. Continue reading Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Erwin, TN to Hampton, TN
The contrast between the Alabama Hills, and the eastern escarpment of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains is something to behold. Below; smooth, earth tones abound, as stacks of monzogranite boulders lay scattered in all directions. Above; a sharp, blue wall of glowing granite, with Mt. Whitney serving as the highest spear tip. Tucked into the labyrinth, hide natural arches. The best part, it’s just one stop on the outdoor playground that is, California’s HW395! Continue reading The Alabama Hills & Other Adventures on Cali’s 395.
It’s like a Scandinavian Pride Rock, or at least something out of a religious flick. Rocketing out of the sheer cliff face, sharp, grey, and just waiting to be walked on. Norway’s most epic view, the Trolltunga! Continue reading The Trolltunga: Norway’s King of Hikes
In the High Drakensberg region of Lesotho Africa, the adventures are endless. No real trails, no real worries (well maybe keep everything inside your tent at night). Continue reading The Alpine Kingdom: Lesotho and the Northern Drakensberg
Under the shadow of the Wall of Spears, Dragon Mountains, or Drakensberg, the alpine grasslands ebb and flow like the bushveld so commonly found there. Wildlife abounds in the big sky country of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and the night sky is one of the most dazzling that can be found on Earth.
This gallery is a series of shots from the Drakensberg lowlands around the area in which I lived for three months. The nearest towns would be Winterton or Bergville, but most of my time was spent in the bush or in unmarked farmland. Enjoy. Continue reading Lower Drakensberg Grasslands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
(WATCH IN HD, FULL SCREEN, AND WITH SOUND!) Continue reading “Director of Toughness: Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike, Shark Cage Diving, and other General Badassery”
CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Skinny Falls Continue reading Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike: Snoqualmie Pass to Canada!
CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Continue reading Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike: Bridge of the Gods to Snoqualmie Pass
CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Continue reading Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike: Crater Lake to Bridge of the Gods (Washington Border)