A look back at a High Sierra peak where persistence crossed the line into obsession.
Again to the Hills (Grants Pass, Oregon) 29-Jan-2021
A break in the weather allows for another circuit in the Cathedral Hills, a popular local hiking area.
Buck Rock Tunnel: East Portal (Ashland, Oregon) 23-Jan-2021
A visit to the East Portal of the historic Buck Rock Tunnel, abandoned in 1884 by a now long deceased railroad.
Brown Mountain Snowshoe (Southwest Oregon) 18-Jan-2021
An invigorating snowshoe on crunchy snow under the watchful gaze of Mount McLoughlin.
A New Year in the Forest (Jacksonville, Oregon) 17-Jan-2021
"The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are."
A First Ascent in the Sierra Nevada (September 1984)
Recovered memories of an inadvertant first ascent in California's Sierra Nevada way back in the day.