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Steep, Colorful, Wet, Mossy, Granite Cliffs

Here are some exquisite examples of this granite, moss-covered and tree-lined cliff at Rudyerd Bay  near Ketchikan.  Most of the world’s fjords (i.e. Norway), which are glacier-formed narrow inlets with steep cliffs, are found in only a handful of countries and some of … Continue reading

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“The Yosemite of the North”

It’s a term often used for Misty Fjords – the words heart-stopping and jaw-dropping just aren’t enough to do justice to this area of natural beauty.  Misty Fjords National Monument covers 2 million acres (vs. Yosemite’s 761,000) of the Tongass National Forest, … Continue reading

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Death Hollow, Utah

Just off Route 12 in southern Utah, is a little-known gem of a day hike that goes by the name of Death Hollow.  What’s unusual and fascinating about it is that there is no reliable trail for this trek – you … Continue reading

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More Utah Monoliths

These B&W film images were shot a bit more recently, another time, another place in Utah.  Believe me when I say that Monument Valley, although immensely, hugely, and spectacularly awesome, is not the only game in town in the southeast … Continue reading

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