Tetons with Snake River

Here’s a bit of a tribute to my photographer hero: Ansel Adams. I took 3 exposures to form a brighter image with the morning light. The photograph involved a very precarious early morning climb down a slope with my camera/tripod which made for some good fun! – Enjoy

This photo is from a slightly different location than where Ansel shot his infamous Tetons with Snake river photo (trees now block that spot) but it’s very close.  8/27/2017

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2017 Solar Eclipse

I had the opportunity to observe the total solar eclipse while hiking in the Wind River Range, Wyoming.  The sky was cloudy in the morning before the eclipse and I had hiked 14 miles up in the mountains to view it!  Luckily, the clouds parted last minute and I was able to view/photograph the eclipse.  It is truly one of my greatest memories.   8/21/2017

Shrouded Mt. Gould

Shrouded Gould

Memories of a cloud-shrouded Mt. Gould from a few summers ago.  I took this photo on my way across Swiftcurrent Lake in Glacier National Park.  A ferry boat took us across Swiftcurrent and another ferry at Lake Josephine which led to the Grinnell Glacier trail.  Oh how convenient!

Far Reaches of Minnesota

Northern Exposure

Here’s a shot from my recent road trip up to Grand Portage State Park which is located at the Northeastern point of Minnesota.  My photo comrade and I hiked in a snowstorm in hopes of photographing the high falls.  The views were spectacular along our hike with deep canyons, rootbeer dyed rapids, and endless rolling hills of trees and rocks.

Campsite: Arcane Meadows

Morning Light on Mountain

From our campsite in Arcane Meadows I was awoken with the words “You should come check out this sunrise.”  I had spent most of the night fighting for sleep in the cold, but this breathtaking sunrise view from camp was beyond worth the night’s struggles.  Photo from my 2015 hike up to Telescope Peak, Death Valley National Park.