The Story Behind the Photo: Siberia Valley

November 29, 2016 - Some hike memories stay vivid for years. Others fade. Siberia Valley is one of those hikes that is still very vivid to m...
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Getting Spectacular Shots: Don't Wait for the "Bad" Weather to Clear

November 22, 2016 - I'll admit it. It can be difficult to get motivated to go out with photo gear in "bad" weather. It usually boils down to...
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My Backpacking, Hiking, Outdoor Gear, and Photography Blogs: The Complete Current List

November 18, 2016 - Here is the complete list of hiking, backpacking, and photography blogs that I follow. In case you were wondering... I d...
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The Story Behind the Photo: Star Reflections in a Lake

November 15, 2016 - Our trip to the Adirondack Mountains in the autumn of 2015 was one of my best trips. The weather cooperated, the fall co...
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"Undiscovered" Gem: Valley of the Gods

November 08, 2016 - While planning an Arizona trip in 2014, we read about a little known scenic area called Valley of the Gods, located abou...
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Mid-cut Hiking and Backpacking Boots for Wet Rocks

November 01, 2016 - My last few boots have been Salomon Quest 4D GTX (i and ii) boots: there is a lot to like. The mid-cut Salomons fit my f...
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