I like to hike, climb, and explore around the Sierra Nevada, California, and the American West.

Pictured above: Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. January 2014

 

The view from just below Vogelsang Peak (11,498'), Yosemite highcountry. June 2013.

The view from just below Vogelsang Peak (11,498'), Yosemite highcountry. June 2013.

The summit of Cloud's Rest (9,931'), Yosemite Valley.  August 2012.

The summit of Cloud's Rest (9,931'), Yosemite Valley.  August 2012.

Coming up the East Couloir of Matterhorn Peak (12,280'), Sawtooth Ridge, Sierra Nevada. June 2011.

Coming up the East Couloir of Matterhorn Peak (12,280'), Sawtooth Ridge, Sierra Nevada. June 2011.

Descending from the summit of Mt. Winchell (13,780'), Palisades, Sierra Nevada. June 2012.

Descending from the summit of Mt. Winchell (13,780'), Palisades, Sierra Nevada. June 2012.