This story originally appeared in the Canyon Country Zephyr in August/September of 2004. Bill is still in the thick of battle against invasive species of plants in the canyons. I hope to catch up with him and get an update about his war on weeds this summer. It’s hard to believe it has been ten […]
Bodie State Historic Park is in northern California, just north of Mono Lake and Lee Vining, California, 13 miles off of Highway 395. Bodie is an old mining town that is now a ghost town–and, a protected state park. Despite two devastating fires, and a remote location that would be ideal for vandals and artifact […]
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.
A group of Utah campers claim to have been stalked by a Bigfoot creature during a recent trip into Provo Canyon. In typical poor-quality, jerky-running Bigfoot video fashion, the clip of the supposed creature lasts only 45 seconds–and is inconclusive. The campers claim the creature stopped and stared at them before they ran off, leaving all […]
Thirty-nine years ago today, Gram Parsons departed this world at Room 8 of the Joshua Tree Inn outside of his favorite place in the world, Joshua Tree National Park. His music changed rock and roll forever. The album The Guilded Palace of Sin by The Flying Burrito Brothers, his band with Chris Hillman after they both […]
With all the bear news lately, we entreat you to check out this photo stream on buzzfeed.com called “How to Chill Like a Bear.” There are some sweet pics of bears doing what they do best–just chillin.’ Go see the pictures here.