san juans

#15 Jagged Falls

#15 Jagged Falls

Today’s photo focuses on a very pointed stone. Settings: 1/5s|f/14|ISO80|35mm.

#14 Sunbathing Marmot

#14 Sunbathing Marmot

Today’s photo depicts the wondrous alpine marmot in its natural habitat. Settings: 1/500s|f/7.1|ISO200|100mm.

#9 San Miguel Sunset

#9 San Miguel Sunset

Today’s photo features San Miguel Peak poking out behind the snaggletoothed ridge leading to Sheep Mountain in SW Colorado. The settings used were: 1/5s|f/9|ISO80|400mm.

#6 Ames Ice Hose

#6 Ames Ice Hose

Today’s photo shows an unknown climber near the top of the classic ice climbing line “Ames Ice Hose” near Ophir, Colorado. The settings used were: 1/2500s|f/7.1|ISO800|100mm.

#5 Treeline

#5 Treeline

This photo was taken somewhere in Lizard Head Wilderness in southwestern Colorado in December of 2014. The settings used were: 1/640s|f/7.1|ISO400|100mm.

Highlining in the San Juan Mountains

Highlining in the San Juan Mountains

In late June of 2013, I set up a highline with Chase and Graham in an incredibly scenic setting. Nestled at the base of Vermillion peak, a narrow unnamed gorge rises up towards Hope lake just off the trail. With a light creek flowing through…

Waterfall Spray Ice Formations

Waterfall Spray Ice Formations

Last week I went down to the Telluride area to visit family and, on Thursday, woke up early to catch the sunrise on Lizard Head Pass and then hike one of my favorite local trails, the Hope Lake trail. It really is a great trail,…

Wilson Peak: Trip Report

Wilson Peak: Trip Report

So this recounting is way overdue considering this adventure took place in mid June, but I finally have a decent storytelling venue (this shiny new website!), so here goes. I was down around the Telluride area with family for about 4 days before my cousin’s…

View From Vermilion Peak

View From Vermilion Peak

These are the peaks Golden Horn and the Pilot’s Knob (near to far) as seen from near the summit of Vermilion Peak. Notice the almost black sky on the left there… this one was a bit of an adventure. Full trip report coming soon!