The Grand Canyon (and the Election)

  It breaks my heart to know that in the year of the National Park Service Centennial we have chosen a President who will choose pipelines over parks and sacred lands, and likely support introducing a tram and other development in our most wild places, including the Grand Canyon. This park has always been under …

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Ten X Campground

The Grand Canyon was beautiful, and of course grand, but I ended up taking just as many pictures at the Ten X Campground due to the chillest herd of elk in the lower 48. I thought I was lucky getting these shots in the evening, but when I got up the next morning I was …

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Canyonlands – Needles District

I planned to find a campsite in Moab before going to Canyonlands, but the combination of the obvious geographic convenience of going to the Needles District first as well as the call of nature led me to swing west to the Needles District. I made a brief stop at Newspaper Rock (and the nearby bathroom), …

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