This video of various landscapes in motion, mostly composed from excursions in the desert southwest, will get you in the mood for a camping adventure in short order. My favorite part is the thunderstorm–shot from behind a pit house in a rock alcove–wow. At three and a half minutes, this creative endeavor from Dustin Farrell […]
The Trail Dirt crew had to attend a family gathering in Las Vegas during the winter months. We thought about places to get into the outdoors along the way, and considering the short daylight hours and distance from the city, we decided that Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area due west of Summerlin was […]
Check out this technical canyoneering video featuring Grand Canyon National Park. Beautiful. Radical. Amazing. Wow. I can’t wait to see the entire documentary.
We had a chance to visit White Sands National Monument since some friends from out of town were going and invited us to join them. It was a sunny, windless, perfect spring day, and the large soft white dunes were inviting and just a heck of a lot of fun to explore. Our friends were […]
Good news. The population of reintroduced Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico has been increasing and the wolves are now at 75 animals, 20 of which are pups. The population is the highest it has been in the 14 years since the wolves were reintroduced into the Southwest. At the end of 2011, […]
Check out these great photos of Nevada ghost towns collected over at buzzfeed.com. I love exploring these archeoscapes and pondering about the former residents and the ruins that remain. I hope to have my own photos of these places sooner than later but until then, enjoy the fun collection over at buzzfeed.com.