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I had wanted to do Telescope Peak for a couple of years. It stands a little above 11,000 feet in the middle of Death Valley and from the summit, you can see the peak of Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the United States, and the lowest point in Death Valley…

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I had been planning a trip to Zion for a while. I had wanted to go for a while, but I just couldn’t get the time. I thought it was a lot further away than it was, but I realized it was only six hours from the house which is pretty close. Believe it or not…

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In my 20s, I went climbing with my brother, we did some top rope. It was really fun but we didn’t get that far. Years went by, I stopped climbing, got a little fat, kids left home, and I was hiking so much I thought…

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Bec and I were on Maui for our 30th anniversary. The last time we were in Hawaii was a cruise for our 20th anniversary. We always thought we’d be back sooner because, after that first trip, we just fell in love with the place. ..

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Bec left me for a trip to Europe with some of her friends, so I had two weekends for exploits in the wilderness. I talked Wes and Liz into going with me up the Momyer Trail to San Gorgonio Mountain…

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I’ve wanted to do the Three Ts Trail for some time, but I’ve needed a partner. You have to leave one car at the Cucamonga trailhead, then your hiking partner drives up to Manker Flats…

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It started out as one of those boring weekends. It was too hot to do much outdoors in the day. We made a list of stuff to do, and a drive to Joshua Tree to take pictures of the sunset won out.

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I’ve been up Cucamonga Peak plenty of times, but I thought it’d be fun to do an overnight trip up there with Wes and Liz. So on short notice, we packed and went up…

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