Corona Arch


Corona Arch is located along UT-279 which follows the Colorado River through a narrow gorge. The trail is a mile and a half long and of moderate difficulty - there is a ladder and some cables to help out at the steeper sections. The arch which has a 140-foot by…

Utah Miscellany


A collection of photos from some random day-trips I made while in Utah - they really didn't fit anywhere else. Fisher Towers Not far from Moab, the Fisher Towers thrust out of the desert like crumbling sandstone knife blades. The Titan is the tallest free-standing tower in the US at…

Negro Bill Canyon


I went to Negro Bill Canyon this morning - its current name being a slightly more p.c. version than the original. The following is from Wikipedia: The canyon was named after William Granstaff, a mixed-race cowboy, who prospected and ran cattle in the desert canyon in the late 1870s with…

Canyonlands National Park


The Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands National Park is right next to the Dead Horse Point State Park and forms the northern piece of the Canyonlands pie which is divided into three large sections by the Colorado and Green rivers. The famous Mesa Arch is located in this…

Dead Horse Point State Park


Dead Horse Point State Park got its name from the its use by the frontier ranchers who would drive wild herds of horses out onto the narrow point and then capture the ones they wanted. Invariably, some would die in the process. It is an unimaginably picturesque place despite the…

Arches National Park


OK, so it's been forever since my last post. I left Florida over a week ago after spending some time with James (my college room-mate) and his wife Tonya in Niceville. Three days of driving brought me to Moab, Utah. I arrived on the Saturday of Memorial weekend and found…

Cabo San Lucas


This is a panorama from a point near the marina in Cabo San Lucas - use the scroll bar to see the whole photo. $("div.scroll4").scrollLeft(600); Some photos and a video from Cabo San Lucas, Baja California. My internet connection is pretty slow, so I'll let them speak for themselves for…

Islas Coronados Kayak Trip


This is a panorama of a nice white sandy beach on the island - use the scroll bar to see the whole photo. $("div.scroll3").scrollLeft(1100); Below are some photos and a video from my kayak trip to Islas Coronados, Baja California Sur. I launched from a beach about 7 miles north…

Bahía Concepción Kayak Trip


This is a panorama of my last campsite at sunrise - use the scroll bar to see the whole photo. $("div.scroll1").scrollLeft(950); Below are some photos and videos from my four-day kayak/camping trip in Bahía Concepción, Baja California Sur. I started from the town of Mulegé, from the river of the…

Mulegé


Some photos from Guerrero Negro and Mulegé, Baja California. My internet connection is pretty slow, so I'll let them speak for themselves for now... Below is a panorama of Mulegé - use the scroll bar to see the whole photo. If you look closely, you'll see Maya on my car…

The Wave


The North Coyote Buttes region of the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Area in Northern Arizona/Southern Utah contains some staggering scenery, most famous of which is "The Wave," an alcove of salmon-colored sculpted sandstone. The region is limited-access, requiring a permit to enter, which allows only 20 visitors per day. Ten…

Mt. Washington


$("div.scroll").scrollLeft(1400); After working on my kayak all day, I decided to head to Mt. Washington for a nice view over downtown Pittsburgh. I took my camera and tripod and waited for sunset. I took a lot of shots and several aligned images for panoramas. This particular one is eight shots…