The best bench I've ever sat on.
This morning's blood moon eclipse conveniently setting next to The Altar of Sacrifice, Zion NP
The more accurate, but less-seen view of Angel's Landing.
Zion got its first snow since spring on the solstice yesterday.
This sub doesn't get enough night sky love. Here's an unconventional photo I got in Zion two nights ago.
Ice Lake, Colorado. San Juan Mountains. [OC]
Took this photo an hour ago. I'm in Southern Utah, one of the darkest regions of the U.S.
I live in one of the 'darkest' skies in America. We just got a new camera at work and I wanted to try my hand at astro for the first time.
Kolob Canyons in Zion yesterday.
The best photo I took this year.
The hardest and most rewarding hike I've ever done. Lady Mountain in Zion. 2,660 feet in 1.9 miles with three technical sections.
Stumbled upon this incredible book cover.
Best bench ever. Bryce Canyon.
Caught this sunset storm across the Grand Canyon last weekend.
Spent three hours trying to get this picture this morning. House on Fire - Mule Canyon, Utah
Waves of aspens on the Rio Grande in Colorado [2048x1536][OC]
Took this picture of a turkey vulture bathing in the morning sun.
Hiked into a remote canyon in the middle of the night to get this photo. Terrifying, but worth it.
Colorado right now. It's going to be a great year for leaves.
Stumbled upon this beautiful section of trail in the Smoky Mountains.
I'm doing a class at Bryce Canyon for a week. Makes for some pretty good morning strolls.
Maroon Bells this morning.
Sunset above Cave Valley, Zion.
My view this morning. Utah has some beautiful stuff.
The beauty of Zion backcountry (Right Fork)
Nearly done building my camper. It's coming out better than I ever expected.
A 94 year-old truss bridge in SW Utah under the Milky Way. [6000x4000][OC]
How I feel when upvoting a clever comment at the bottom of a large thread.
One of the best photos I've ever taken. Truly defines canyon country.
Took a trip recently. Did not live up to expectations.
The Maroon Bells, CO [3067x2397][OC]
This gal posed for me in Colorado National Monument.
I live in the middle of nowhere in canyon country. It has its downsides, but I do get to stumble across 800 year-old ruins on a daily basis..
New Mexico Rockies this morning.
Hiked to Potato Lake in Colorado today. The name doesn't exactly give it justice.
Found this beautiful pictograph today on Cedar Mesa (Puebloan, probably 1100-1250 AD). The bear is five feet long.
New Mexico Rockies this morning
Sunset on the Appalachian Trail last night (Smokies)
1000+ year-old Bristlecone in Bryce NP
Hiked to an ancient Pueblo ruin today with a remarkable geologic feature.
Hiked to this ancient Pueblo ruin today. It had amazing geologic features - Cedar Mesa, UT [2048x1536] [OC]
Muley Point, UT [1600x1200] [OC]
My first (successful) astro shot! I live in the middle of the desert, with some of the best skies in America.
Zion, Utah [3264x2448][OC]
The skies above Southeast Utah. (My first astro shot)
Took this photo today in Utah's backcountry - Allosaurus tracks!
Lost Lake. (Rocky Mountain National Park, CO) [1280x960] [OC]
Cruising through a slot canyon [OC]
Hiked with some Archaeologists. They casually pointed out this and moved on: - 150 million year-old Allosaurus tracks. I thought it was amazing.
Took this picture today: Allosaurus footprints in Utah's backcountry.
I barely stepped over this guy today - one of the deadliest snakes in North America - in low-cut boots, 7 miles from a trailhead..in 100 degree weather.. I am not a smart man.
After months of living in Utah, I finally found a collared lizard!
Astrophotography is difficult, but I finally got this picture looking decent - Monument Valley in the Moonlight
Goblin Valley, Utah: Not your typical state park