Open Road

June 7, 2015

This Sunday June 7, 2015 a segment on my Bay Peaks project is featured on Open Road with Doug McConnell on NBC Bay Area Channel 11.

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Forest Quiet

April 29, 2015

Forest Quiet
Even in the middle of the Bay Area it is amazing how easily one can get away from it all. One of the hidden gems of the Mid Peninsula Open Space District is this trail through the redwoods to the top of Bald Knob, a wooded summit off Tunitas Creek Road….

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April 29, 2015

The vast Diablo range stretches south from the Bay Area between the Central Valley and the coastal ranges. On this 13-mile hike deep in the interior the land was rugged ..

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March 12, 2015

After a 4-mile hike up a dry forested trail, and another half hour of bushwhacking, I finally reached the obscure summit of peak 1380 on Inverness Ridge in Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Bagging peaks a step at a time

March 11, 2015

“Last summer, Albany resident David Sanger decided he wanted to find a new challenge — one that would combine his love of the outdoors, his joy upon discovering new places, his hiking and climbing skills and his talents as a photographer. He found it on the many peaks in the Bay Area, climbing as many as he can, as often as he can…….”

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Okell HIll

January 22, 2015

Okell HillJust outside the vineyard where my son lives with his wife and two kids is Okell Hill, a tall oak-covered grassy hill overlooking the vineyards of Wooden Valley

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Black Diamond Mines

October 23, 2014

Black Diamond MinesThis was from Day 90 of the consecutive peaks string. I returned to Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in the East Bay to a small, unnamed peak called 919 above an old abandoned mine called Star Mine….

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Eye Candy

December 13, 2013

7-261-9  stock photo of Clouds, Sunset on fogWith all the eye candy presented online it is easy to get jaded, to see such images as commodities, commercialized, trite and clichéd. But that is not the whole story…..

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Südostasien Stefan Looser

June 17, 2011

Laos, Vientiane, Monks on riverbank on cover of Südostasien, Stefan Looser Travel Handbücher

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Cumberland Gap

June 4, 2011

7-740-744  stock photo of Kentucky, Southeast, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Morning fog

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