It is with great pleasure that I can announce my relationship with Heyday Books! This week marks the beginning of a long journey which will result in the publishing of an illustrated book of my 2011 Pacific Crest Trail journals.
My girlfriend and I headed out on a windy Sunday morning from Bend and arrived at the trailhead around 10 am after a three-hour drive. The hike begins by continuing down the same road one takes to reach the wilderness. According to the map on wilderness.net, everything to the north of this road is the […]
On a unusually pleasant Saturday in February, a friend joined me in exploring the Mill Creek Wilderness. Before I begun this project, I hadn’t even heard of the Mill Creek Wilderness even though I’ve driven within a few miles of it on a few occasions. Located 55 miles from Bend, the Mill Creek Wilderness protects […]
No matter which scientific field interests you, you’re bound to find a field guidebook to help you while on the trail. Want to learn about flowers? I can recommend ten titles for you. You can fill a bookshelf with just field guides on birds. However, when it comes to finding a good field guide on […]
Lola was crippled and wasn’t going anywhere. I looked her over, wondering how to get her out of the woods. It was 5:25pm and the sun was setting, the winds were picking up, and the temperature was dropping. The situation didn’t look good: I would need to abandon Lola and begin walking the 15 miles […]