Jeff hiking into Ruby Lake
We had a nice surprise on the hike in... snow left over from a snowstorm earlier that morning.
Tule Elk eating breakfast
Taken along the Tomales Point Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore
The McCloud River above Lakin Damn
Taken from along the River Trail which follows the McCloud River near the upper, middle, and lower falls.
McArthur Burney Falls
A non-HDR version of McArthur Burney Falls edited only with Macphun's Luminar software.
An HDR version of McArthur Burney Falls. Taken from near the end of the Falls Trail.
Middle McCloud Falls in the moonlight (vertical)
Taken while the moon was still out lighting up the falls.
Middle McCloud Falls from above
Taken from the overlook near the parking lot to the falls
Middle McCloud Falls
Near McCloud California. The falls can be accessed by a short hike from the road or by following the river trail that follows the McCloud River for several miles.
A small waterfall near Cole Creek
One of the many seasonal creeks that can feed Cole Creek
Cole Creek just above the campground
Taken during the spring after the heavy winter of 2017.
Spring runoff near Cole Creek
Taken during some spring hiking near Bear River Reservoir and Cole Creek
The "Ladder" on the Steep Ravine Trail
Taken just about a mile below the Pantoll Ranger Station near Muir Woods National Monument and Stinson Beach.
A field of wildflowers with Snow Mountain off in the distance
Taken in Table Mountain Ecological Preserve, near Oroville, California. Snow Mountain is across the Central Valley and is part of the Mendocino National Forest.
Phantom Falls from the overlook
Table Mountain Ecological Preserve, Oroville, CA
Phantom Falls and Coal Canyon
Located at Table Mountain Ecological Preserve near Oroville, CA
Phantom Falls (close up)
Taken in Table Mountain Ecological Preserve, near Oroville, California.
Streams and wildflowers at Table Mountain
Taken during the spring wildflower bloom
The top of North Table Mountain
Taken near the Trailhead
Kicking back at camp
Taken from a trip to Forgotten Flat, near Kyburz, CA
Taken during my first night of backpacking in 2017. It's amazing how after 6 months, laying down in my tent still feels like home.
A clear night in Forgotten Flat
Enjoying the stars while taking in the campfire from our camp in Forgotten Flat
Sitting around the campfire
Ryan and Aaron sitting around the campfire at Forgotten Flat, near Kyburz, Ca.
The junction of Caples Creek and Silver Creek
Taken along the Caples Creek Trail near Silverfork and Kyburz, CA
Silver Creek rushing in the spring runoff
Taken just below Forgotten Flat near Kyburz, CA
Looking south towards Hwy 88 and Silver Lake
From the ridge seperating Silver Creek and Caples Creek
Looking south towards Hwy 88 and Silver Lake (up close)
The top of the Old Silver Loop
Along the Caples Creek drainage near Silverfork, CA. Taken at the top of the ridge about halfway through the loop.
Reaching for the clouds
A tall tree up on the top of the ridge seperating the Silver Creek Drainage from the Caples Creek Drainage
Horsehshoe Lake, Silver Peak, Red Peak
Taken in the spring from the saddle between Horseshoe Lake and Lake Zitella
Campbell Creek in Beatson Hollow
This is located just upstream from Beatson Falls in Table Mountain Ecological Preserve
Beatson Falls up close
Campfire at Samuel P Taylor State Park
A grazing Tule Elk heard
Taken in the Tule Elk Preserve in Tomales Point
Panorama of Tomales Point
With Bodega Bay and Dillon's Beach to the center and right. The Pacific Ocean to the left.
The Pacific Ocean and Bird Rock
As seen from the Tomales Point Trail
A tule elk laying down on the bluff
Taken in Point Reyes along the Tomales Point Trail.
Tule Elk in Tomales Point Elk Preseve
Lake Zitella in late spring
Taken from the ridge between Lake Zitella and Horseshoe Lake
Small Pond on Sacramento Bar
Taken during the spring while hiking some of the trails along the Sacramento Bar portion of the American River Parkway
Meeks Creek Trail looking towards Lake Tahoe
Crag Lake after the storm
Crag Lake- Black and White