Category Archives: Camping/Hiking

April Waterfalls and Wildflowers

Here’s the transcript of the journal that I keep for my photography trips. I usually write at the end of each day on these trips. They usually wind up being a mix of photography & travel advice to myself for … Continue reading

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Mountain Trip – June 2014

June 18, 2014 – Another trip through Linville Gorge. Got to the campsite at the bend just before a huge thunderstorm rolled past.  You could see the thunderstorms building as I headed up the ridge from I-40. Now I’m just … Continue reading

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Buffalo River 2012

Currently planning the trip for the weekend of May 18 – 21.  That is the weekend after Mother’s Day and the weekend before Molly&Chase and Dad&Mrs Lori’s anniversaries.  We’re going to rent the canoes from the Buffalo Outdoor Center that … Continue reading

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Yellowstone

In July 2009, we flew from Huntsville to Denver to Jackson Hole and drove from there. The airport in Jackson Hole is spectacular – it’s in a field directly in front of the Tetons! We stopped off for a little … Continue reading

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Buffalo River 2010

This is a placeholder to remind me to write down all of the crazy stories from this trip. What a trip! The river was up so much that we finished 4 days worth of floating in 2. So we hauled … Continue reading

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Marmot Aura 2P

When April and I decided to hike and camp our way through Yellowstone in 2008, we thought that it would be the right time to finally get a lighter tent. The tent that we normally use is over-sized for what … Continue reading

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Buffalo River 2007

Getting information together for a trip report – really waiting on the pictures to come back. Day 1 – Saturday Tim and I had a nice drive up to Jasper on Saturday morning. I should say that I had a … Continue reading

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Pinhoti Trail 2006

April and I took a hiking trip on Section 6 of the Pinhoti trail during spring break in March. This is a photo journal of our trip. All photos were taken with a Nikon N80 using a Nikon 28-200mm lens … Continue reading

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Chinnabee Silent Trail

My wife and I always meet my Dad and other family at Talladega, AL for the Nascar race twice a year. This time, I thought it would be a good way to get a camping/hiking trip in one the side. … Continue reading

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Apex 3XTA Review

Tent Information: Date Purchased: February 2005 Purchased from: Bass Pro Shop, Orlando Purchase price: $160 Weight: > 7 lbs I purchased this tent to use for camping trips with my wife and my dog – the reason for the 3 … Continue reading

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