Journal (Desert)

My old journal/blog commenced in 2006 and was retired in early June 2021. Fifteen years worth of posts - articles, gear reviews, announcements, trip reports, photographs, environmental issues, and much more - can be found here. Please subscribe to my Journal to stay tuned (I recommend Feedly). Thank you for reading.

Elements Landscape Photography Magazine - Featured Interview
02 October 2022

It is an honor and thrill to have the cover image and featured interview in the October 2022 issue (#20) of Elements Landscape Photography Magazine.

Photograph: Storm Over Cochise Head
27 September 2022  |  Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona

Although I hike a great many miles and climb a number of new mountains every year in the pursuit of my photographs and in the best life possible, I rarely talk about my exploits (certainly not online) and typically refrain from location specificity...

Staying Alive
Summer 2022

It’s that time of year when the body count rises with ambient temperatures. Summer hasn’t yet started but the deaths in Death Valley National Park are already accumulating. And in a post-Covid 2022 world, the proliferation of untrained users of public lands has resulted in unfortunate deaths on public lands...

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