North Cascades

Marching through the wilderness Crying out for tenderness They call me Mr. Pitiful But everything is wonderful – David Byrne, … More

Mt. Rainier

If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options. You can climb it and cross to the other … More


You’ve got a friend in me You’ve got a friend in me When the road looks rough ahead And you’re … More

Crater Lake

Yo listen up, here’s the story About a little guy that lives in a blue world And all day and … More


There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if … More

Lassen Volcanic

Dancin’, won’t let’cha slip We’re dancin’, let the lava rip We’re dancin’, on the lip of a volcano – New … More


Omnia mutantur, nihil interit – All change, nothing perishes – Ovid, 43 BC-17 AD, Roman poet Exiting Yosemite south through … More


Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of … More

Great Basin

When you’ve climbed the highest mountain When a cloud holds the sunshine in Suddenly there’s a valley Where the earth … More

Grand Canyon

I would trade my entire journey, sacrifice the majesty and beauty of each park, to visit Grand Canyon with the … More