Nature Photography

admin on June 13th, 2010

After hiking over 2,000 miles to get to Mt. Katahdin, we were told we would have to come back some other time to climb it.  The most recent photo over on Wilderness Backpacking Trails shows our reaction.

Continue reading about Wilderness Backpacking – AT 75 – Dejection

admin on June 6th, 2010

On Sundays I have had a feature called Sense of Place with photos of the Norfolk village center around me.  This Sunday marks a return to nature photography, which I will post for now over on my wilderness backpacking trails site.

Continue reading about Nature Photography – AT 75 – The End

admin on November 15th, 2009

There are not many photos to share from our last day, since we were done by noon.  Here is a teaser, the rest will be on by other web site, Wilderness Backpacking Trails.

Continue reading about Nature Photography – The Wonderland Trail – Final Day

admin on November 8th, 2009

The first part of this day was a continuation of the spectacular scenery from magnificent Day 7.  The second half brought us back into the woods.  More photos are on Wilderness Backpacking Trails.

Continue reading about Nature Photography – Wonderland Trail – Day 8

From our high point at Panhandle Gap, both in elevation and emotion, we descended the rest of the afternoon to our spectacular camp site at Indian Bar.  I’ll show some photos here and some at my new web site:  Wilderness Backpacking Trails.

Continue reading about Nature Photography – The Wonderland Trail – Day 7 Descent

admin on October 18th, 2009

Day seven was absolutely the most spectacular part of the journey.  After a long climb out of White River Campground most of the day was spent up in the alpine region.

Continue reading about Nature – The Wonderland Trail – Day 7 Part One

admin on October 11th, 2009

The afternoon of Day 6 was the easiest bit of hiking we encountered.  We went 3 miles, mainly downhill on well graded trail, to our one and only resupply point at White River Campground, where we camped that night.

Continue reading about Nature – The Wonderland Trail – Day 6 Afternoon

admin on October 4th, 2009

On to Day 6!  This provided the irony of one of the most desolate sections with the closest contact with amenities.  We had lunch near Sunrise, a former resort, and camped at White River Campground, our one and only resupply point during the nine day trip.  In between we were on alpine/subalpine land.

Continue reading about Nature – The Wonderland Trail – Day 6 Morning

admin on September 27th, 2009

This is the last of the “Day 5″ entries for the Wonderland Trail.  This one features the main attraction of the trail, Mt. Rainier.  The photos mainly speak for themselves, though I will add that the photo with my son Noah captures the moment when he became psyched about what our family was doing.

Continue reading about Nature – The Wonderland Trail – Mt. Rainier on Day 5

admin on September 20th, 2009

There were a few good photos to share from Day 5 so I’ve split them up into three parts.  This second part features family shots.  Cindy and I just had our 23rd anniversary, we will be celebrating the next few days.

Continue reading about Nature – The Wonderland Trail – Day 5 Family