As the campers quiet down and crawl into their sleeping bags, as sizzling fires are snuffed out, and as the … Continue reading Dark Skies, Bright Stars: Utah’s National Park’s After Dark
After a long winter of skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, my legs needed to stretch – to hit the trail, … Continue reading White Trail, White Peaks, Blanche Lake
There aren’t many places on the Oregon Coast that you can backpack, but leave it to my boyfriend to find … Continue reading Bayocean Peninsula Beach Camping
Standing on the top of narrow spin of rock in the middle of the Zion Canyon, I watched the sun … Continue reading Walking on the Roof of Zion: Angel’s Landing Hike
One of my favorite roadside attractions from my southwest road trip was driving by the Vermillion Cliffs. The salmon pink … Continue reading As Seen From the Road: Vermillion Cliffs
“I hope my tent is still at my campground,” I thought as I looked down on the cavernous desert floor … Continue reading Sandstorm in Canyonlands National Park
Over 2,000 natural arches flirt with gravity at Arches National Park. With an unpredictable future, right now is the best … Continue reading Ancient Arches, Oh-My!