Exploring Zion’s Temple of Sinawava

It rained during most of our stay at Zion National Park. As a result, there were flash flood advisories and it wasn’t wise to hike up the famous Narrows. It was a bit of a disappointment but we still made the best of our 2 days there (we were originally going to stay 3-4). We […]

Climbing Joshua Tree’s Cap Rock

Here are some more photos from our time in Joshua Tree National Park. On this day we hiked around the Cap Rock area and Trey and I did some boulder climbing/scrambling up to the top. Click for a larger view of this panorama

Mojave Desert Lava Beds

In the northeast corner of the Mojave National Preserve you leave the vast Kelso Dunes and come across a low ridge of black lava rock that seems to stretch on forever (check it out on Google Maps). We parked and hiked about a mile to the edge of the lava beds. I was impressed that […]

Trey Pics: CA, NV & UT

Here are some of my favorite photos of Trey’s from our time in California, Nevada, and Utah.

Valley of Fire Panoramas

Valley of Fire State Park was a wonderful surprise after our stop in Las Vegas. My photographer friend Larry Brown suggested we stop there and now I’m doing my best to get the word out to others about this wonder of creation. If you are ever in Las Vegas, NV for more than a couple […]