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Steps behind the image: Keno Road Fir

Although paved, the Keno Access Road, in the northeast corner extension of Cascade Siskiyou National Monument was so remote that I hardly saw any other car on it. This made it possible to drive slowly enough to look for photographs, a normally hazardous proposition for the solo driver. One of the advantages of going on […]

Cascade Siskiyou Beyond Pilot Rock

Most travelers identify Cascade Siskiyou National Monument with Pilot Rock, whose distinctive profile can be seen from both directions of I-5 between Oregon and California. In this article, I describe four other favorite locations in the monument and discuss some of the photographs I made there. Except for the last one, all of them require […]

Pilot Rock, Cascade Siskiyou National Monument

Our planet is experiencing a mass extinction at a scale unprecedented since the demise of dinosaurs 65 million years ago (UN Report, Center for Biological Diversity). Public lands can act as sanctuaries for biodiversity. In 1947, Everglades National Park was the first large tract of land protected not for its scenic value, but for the […]

Photo Spot 19: Crater Lake National Park – The Watchman

Crater Lake is always stunning at first sight. No other lake combines such a nearly perfect large circular shape, deep blue color, and uniformly sheer surrounding cliffs almost two thousand feet high. However, past the first impression, many of the viewpoints around the lake lack either an unobstructed view, or interesting features. For this reason, […]

New images: Crater Lake National Park

I’ve posted a few new images of Crater Lake National Park from last summer. I got up twice at 4am for the sunrise, but it didn’t work as planned. I went to an unmarked spot about 2.1 miles west from the Rim drive/Rim village junction. If you are not afraid of heights, from a large […]

New images: a few locations in Oregon

I’ve posted new images of the following locations in Oregon: Central Oregon Cascades, Southern Oregon Cascades, and Smith Rock State Park, as well as a few from the coast, which are mixed with older images. Oregon is a state with a great diversity of terrain. Owing to its drizzly weather in winter, it is reputed […]