Tag Archives: National Parks


The Most Amazing Blog Post Ever

Spoiler alert: this probably isn’t.

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Keep Your Snobbery to Yourself, Please

When I told people I was going to Ohio for a long weekend, a couple of them responded as if I’d said I was going to a party at Harvey Weinstein’s house.

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If I Can Make It There…

When I was thinking about leaving Oakland in 2004, the only places I could see myself living were Taos and New York City.

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Moab and Canyonlands

Evocative names for an evocative landscape, don’t you think?

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The Way Is Shut

Two things you can never have too many of: Lord of the Rings references, and red rock.

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Waiting Out the Rain in Zion

Patience isn’t a virtue I’m known for, and I was reminded of this fact at Zion National Park (Utah) in April.

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Geeking Out on the National Parks (Interview)

I’ll post new photos from Utah this week, but in the meantime here’s an interview I did on Terrance Talks Travel about the National Parks, some of my favorites, tips on camping in the parks, and photographing them.

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No Lee, No Ferry, No Problem

Lee’s Ferry, on the Colorado River just before it enters Grand Canyon in Arizona, is where the one-armed adventurer, John Wesley Powell, began his epic rafting trip through the Canyon in the late 19th century.

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When Safety Trumps Desire

Remember how excited I was to go backpacking in Olympic National Park?

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Green Overload in the Hoh Rain Forest

Let’s start by getting all your jokes about the name out right now. I’ll go: If a tree falls in the rain forest, does a ho hear it? Ha ha! Hilarious!

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