Eagle River Ouzel

In an unpublished journal entry from 1873, John Muir wrote about a little grey bird he called an ouzel.  He was refering to Cinclus mexicanus commonly know as the American Dipper or Water… Continue reading

Kent Callister – Burton US Open Vail

Kent Callister at the 2014 Burton US Open in Vail.

Scotty Lago – Burton US Open 2014

Scotty Lago going big at the 2014 Burton US Open Half Pipe Semi-Finals March 6 in Vail, Colorado.

Chanelle Sladics & The Lodgepole Project

I’m currently working on an environmental photography project called The Lodgepole Project. The Lodgepole Project is a climate change connect-the-dots awareness project. It tells a visual story of the unprecedented Mountain Pine Beetle… Continue reading

December – Mountain Thoughts

“Gain health from lusty, heroic exercise, from free, firm-nerved adventures without anxiety in them, with rhythmic leg motion in runs over boulders requiring quick decision for every step. Fording streams, tingling with flesh… Continue reading

The Look

This is a snapshot of my grandparents in the ’40′s. They’re sitting in the front row on the left. Stuart has the pipe and Walt Disney mustache. Alice is wearing an incredible corsage… Continue reading

Grouse Lake Trail

Autumn’s colors came late to Eagle County this year and the early snow has created an incredible contrast with the oranges and yellows of this season’s palette. I found forest refuge this week… Continue reading

High Country Autumn

Autumn has arrived in Colorado’s high country and along with it so has the first snow of the season. Not much longer ’til it’s sliding on snow time.

Douglas Fir – White River National Forest

Douglas Fir – White River National Forest, Colorado.

Bighorn Creek Pikas

This week I re-visited the Bighorn Creek Trail, one of my favorite trails in Colorado’s Eagle’s Nest Wilderness Area, for some wilderness relief.  I made my way into the wilderness under a mix… Continue reading