Trip Reports

Trip Reports

The places I've been. The pictures I've taken.
The scars I've earned along the way.

"There are no unsacred places; there are only
sacred places and desecrated places."

- Wendell Berry

9th Nov 17

Devil of a Staircase

My long battle with the Devil’s Staircase came to a head this past spring.
22nd Mar 17

Return to Emile Creek

To get back in the swing of things, I took at trip up Emile Creek to find a new waterfall. Or was it…?
22nd Mar 17

Emile Creek Return – Macros

This is the word-lite post containing the macro shots from the Return to Emile Creek trip.
31st Jan 17

Lemolo Falls

I finally went to the largest waterfall on the North Umpqua River and it did not disappoint.
3rd Sep 16

Return to Topinka Falls

I took a hike back into Topinka Falls and it reminded me why it’s such a great place.
26th Apr 16

Emile Creek Exploration and Flagstone Falls

      I hit a couple small waterfalls on Emile Creek and I ran down a tall one elsewhere that could open up another adventure later on.
18th Mar 16

Canton Creek Area

It had been many years since I had been up Canton Creek so on a whim, I took a left and headed up, looking for find something interesting.
12th Mar 16

Devil’s Staircase Attempt – OOPS!

I took an ill-fated trip  into the Devil’s Staircase.  Well…at least halfway there…
29th Feb 16

Newts and Flowers

I went back to a pond I visited previously to attempt some good newt pics.  Here’s what I found…
17th Feb 16

Backpacking to Eileen Lake

I took a solo backpacking trip to Eileen Lake via the Pacific Crest Trail instead of coming in from Linton Lake and saw some amazing views.