Inaugural Camp Press 2017 a huge success

When you set out to create a conference that pushes boundaries and comfort zones, it’s scary. Will people sign up? Will they have fun? Will they get out of it everything you’d hoped? Will there be something there to build…

Sony Alpha 6000, a great compact SLR for hiking

When I first started hiking and traveling, I captured photos with an iPhone. Afterall, they say the best camera isn’t necessarily the one with the best hardware, it’s the one you have. In other words, getting the mediocre shot is…

A hike might save your life someday.

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. John Muir My brother, husband, and I set out at 8AM on the Sunday of…

PG&E Trail

The trailhead gives way to an almost immediate climb to multiple routes that either twist around a picturesque ridge or ascend further into the tree-lined mountainside.