Pronghorn Antelope

Fall Foliage and the Colorado’s Fabulous Flat Tops Wilderness

As Joni Mitchell observed in her classic Big Yellow Taxi, “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.” The vast wilderness encountered in the United States west even through the early 20th century has been eroded by development. Fortunately, the National Parks and National Forests along with many state and local agencies have preserved enough open spaces … Continue reading Fall Foliage and the Colorado’s Fabulous Flat Tops Wilderness

Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Now for something completely different! | Hiking in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Sometimes, there is no place like home, especially when that happens to be a short drive from one of the most magical places on earth (and I am not talking about Disneyland).  Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) may be overshadowed by its neighbor to the north (Yellowstone), but for many of us, it is “the park,” as in “I’m going biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, snow-shoeing, … Continue reading Now for something completely different! | Hiking in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming