Canyon Creek Lakes and Boulder Creek Lakes in the Trinity Alps

June 26, 2014

The Canyon Creek Lakes and Boulder Creek Lakes are likely the most popular destinations in the Trinity Alps, and for good reason. They have everything a backpacker wants: roaring creeks with waterfalls, verdant meadows, abundant wildflowers, deep, rock-ringed lakes, and towering granite peaks. Below I share an updated version of the trek from my book […]

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My Latest E-book Helps Freelance Writers

July 30, 2013

In between hiking in northern California and southern Oregon I’ve written a new e-book: Find Your Freelance Writing Niches: Make More Money for Less Work. I know most of you are hikers, but I also know that some of you are writers. You can find details about specializing as a freelance writer here.

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Videos of California’s Russian Wilderness

July 26, 2013

I’ve been exploring the Russian Wilderness in northern California over the last two summers. Here are my best videos. Enjoy! Big Duck Lake Paynes Lake Big Blue Lake Southern Russian Wilderness from the Pacific Crest Trail

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Walking the Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain

May 6, 2013

Stephanie and I just saw the excellent documentary film Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago here in Ashland, Oregon. This hike has been on my radar for the last couple of years, never more so than now! The Camino de Santiago is a 500-mile trek across northern Spain to the cathedral in Santiago de […]

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Video of Crater Lake from Garfield Peak

August 29, 2012

Garfield Peak in Crater Lake National Park offers great views of the lake and also other landmarks, including Mount Thielsen. Stephanie and I spent two days in the area last week. We camped in the park the first night and outside the park on BLM land the second night. Stunning area! More pics and vids […]

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