If you need to ask you’ll never know

“Is that the mystery of Mystery Canyon?” I wondered, crouched and frozen on a steep, insecure shale slope, “That it sucks?” We had only just dropped off the rim of the canyon and into Death Gully (that’s right, it was called Death Gully) so we could still turn around if we wanted to. Were we […]

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Everything the Light Touches

From our recent trip into the Grand Canyon with some wonderful people.  Hiked own Hermits Rest trail and camped by Hermit Rapids for two nights.  Stunning and restful. Such a big place, it brings you back to earth.

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Desert Rats

I had initially imagined that the desert in the southwest would consist of giant sand dunes with Saguaro cacti, thirty feet tall, sticking out of the top. So you can imagine my surprise when, as a volunteer for the American Conservation Experience, I spent ten days tramping through the desert and discovered it was anything […]

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