Twisted trees are cool to see while¬†on the hiking trail. What causes these trees to spiral? Referred to as SPIRAL GRAIN, there is no definitive explanation. It is speculated to be caused by various things. A tree growing in a lop-sided way, which can cause nutrient deficiencies in the roots. This could be from growing… Read More TWISTED TREES


Day hikes are an inexpensive and engaging form of exercise. Hiking can also be a way to get together with great people. The experience of letting go of time and immersing oneself in the path and its surrounding can very fascinating. Go prepared and just be in that moment. These are photos from some recent… Read More HIKE MORE


At the trail head early in the morning, the sun is almost silhouetting the mountain range. There is a different feeling about a mountain. Seeing the peak makes me feel eager to begin the trek and leave daily burdens behind. I want to slow down my racing brain, to be able to connect with myself… Read More MOUNTAIN CALLING