Escaping La Niña

DAY 3 PART 2 – CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK, ISLAND IN THE SKY. There is a gallery here for viewing images fullscreen (recommended) After the beautiful drive through Capitol Reef National Park, we arrived mid afternoon at the Horsethief Campground outside of the entrance to Canyonlands Island in the Sky region. We set up the tent … More Escaping La Niña

Escaping La Niña

DAY 3, PART 1. – UTAH’S SCENIC BYWAY 24 & CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK. Today was one of the two big driving days of our trip, with significant distance to cover across to the Eastern side of the state approaching the Colorado border. After some conversation with friends with a very similar itinerary at almost … More Escaping La Niña

Escaping La Niña

DAY 2. BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Fullscreen image gallery here We took the incredible drive from Zion National Park through the canyons and long tunnel out towards Bryce Canyon for some time at another incredible collection of stunning ancient natural geological formations. The afternoon was sunny but still cool with a breeze around the canyon … More Escaping La Niña

Escaping La Niña

DAY 1. ZION NATIONAL PARK. Fullscreen image gallery here Tara and I have recently returned from an effort to escape the cold and moist weather that has plagued us in the PNW since October last year.  We decided to make a plan to try and see some of the most incredible geological formations that can … More Escaping La Niña

A real winter!

It’s  been a particularly cold and snowy winter this year in South Western BC. Considerable snowfall and cold Arctic outflow winds have made for frosty conditions, large snowbanks and sketchy driving conditions around town and along the highway. The roads are in poort shape, significant maintenance will be required come the Spring. It’s been really … More A real winter!

2016 in pictures

Well, I guess this is kind of my “hottest 100” from the year of 2016. Approximately chronological, these photographs are a visual diary of some of my favourite and fun memories of things seen and places been from what really was a great year for us. Hoping 2017 is an even more exciting year of … More 2016 in pictures

Boxing day in the snow

Had to go out for a quick drive and capture something in all this beautiful snow. Spent some time skiing in the Callaghan and left the camera at home. The snow after dark makes for some marvellous scenes. The supreme silence is such a sublime sense to it.  

Eagle Watch – Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park. Squamish, BC

Every winter, large numbers of Bald Eagles come from all directions on the North American continent and congregate along the coast of Southern BC. Squamish sees a great number of these birds who return to feast on the Salmon runs in the many converging rivers at the top of Howe Sound. I volunteer with a … More Eagle Watch – Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park. Squamish, BC