In honor of the Chinese New Year–the year of the ram or goat–I found this amazing short video of a day spent hiking the Alps, with a cameo by one of the more spectacular mountain goats I’ve ever seen. By the way, the filmmaker is a priest who at the time was based in Liechtenstein (he […]
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Watch this great timelapse photography video of Yosemite National Park set to a great music track. It’s five minutes of awesome.
This incredible short film, Journey to Skate Boulder, touches on all the beauty and magnificence that are the Canyons of Southern Utah. Watching it made us homesick here at TrailDirt, as we lived and worked in this country for almost seven years. The scenery, the places, the beauty of Southern Utah is perfectly encapsulated in […]
Happy Birthday Edward Abbey! In remembrance of this great lover of the desert and of all things right and true and gonzo, watch this never-broadcast video shot in Arches National Park in 1985. It was shelved because a well-known broadcaster didn’t want an “eco-terrorist” being featured on his show. The film features the inimitable Ed […]
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 […]
Need a few moments (2:20) of calm and beauty? Watch this lovely video shot at Great Smoky Mountains National Park–or better yet, plan a fall trip to the Smoky Mountains to see the leaves changing.