Shi Shi BeachPurchase
One of the many gorgeous beaches on the Olympic Peninsula, Shi-Shi Beach is nearly as far north and west as you can get in the continental United States.
Yellow Aster ButtePurchase
A must-do hike in Washington if you want to see the fall color.
Chain Lakes LoopPurchase
A beautiful fall day on the Chain Lakes Loop. The wild blueberries were particularly good!
Night #3 of my backpacking trip along the Teton Crest Trail, concluding the most gorgeous day of hiking so far. This river flowed right next to my campsite and stole my dad's hat.
Morning #3 of my backpacking trip along the Teton Crest Trail in Wyoming: very colorful!
A lovely waterfall on Iceland's southern coast, and a popular destination for tourists from Reykjavík.
Maple Pass LoopPurchase
Yellow larches, snow on the ground, stunning views. Welcome to fall in the North Cascades.
Liberty Cap & Half DomePurchase
Finishing up our conquest of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, I found this scene along the John Muir trail.
Thousands of people come to the North Cascades every year to capture Mount Shuksan and its reflection in Picture Lake.
Lynx are pretty common along the west coast; I spotted this one just outside of Haines, Alaska.