The Need to Be Outside!

The Need to Be Outside!

Well, I know I promised to bring you home to an Idaho Spring for this blog. But…on my way back from Joshua Tree, there’s so much more to explore! And my thirst to be outside has not been quenched. So I decided to take you to

Camera Gear on a Wilderness Trip

Camera Gear on a Wilderness Trip

Last post I promised you a rundown of what camera gear I brought on the Grand Canyon River Trip. and how it worked out. I mentioned too the importance of planned redundancy so your trip isn’t ruined with an unplanned accident with a critical

Camera Accessories

Camera Accessories

Back in 2005, my husband & I celebrated our 20th anniversary with a 14 day self-support rubber ducky float down the Escalante River in Southern Utah. It’s a tiny tributary of the Colorado River, with enough water to run it only

ALIVE AFTER LAVA

ALIVE AFTER LAVA

So let’s talk about lava now. Actually, Lava Falls Rapid. Remember that scale of difficulty that rates rapids for rafters? Well this one’s a 9.  10 means it’s unnavigable without grave consequences.  Remember Crystal? It was an 8. And remember how I described speaking of that rapid in quiet worried tones? Well, it’s not even allowed to