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Selecting a Magnetic Compass

Selecting a Magnetic Compass

In my navigation classes I’ll use features (roads, trail segments) that I know are laid out in true north to stay dialed in. Faulty compasses jump right out with their inaccuracies when you trek along a route that you know runs true north.

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Skills
Bandera Mountain

Bandera Mountain

The first switchback teases hikers with a brief glimpse of Bandera Mountain’s steep slopes before turning to climb upward along the mountain. The trail opens up to switchback along a talus slope, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.

by August 23, 2011 0 comments Trail of the Week
Mount Waterman and Twin Peaks

Mount Waterman and Twin Peaks

The starting elevation at this trailhead is 6,760′ and over the course of two miles you will climb to the top of Mount Waterman at 8,038′. There are some cool rock formations on and near the summit so bring your scrambling shoes!

by August 16, 2011 0 comments Trail of the Week
Granite Mountain Trail

Granite Mountain Trail

Enjoy the progression from dark thickets of evergreen trees to flowering alpine meadows to granite cliffs as you climb up to the mountain’s highest peaks. A rickety fire lookout stands aloft at the very top of Granite Mountain, offering spectacular 360 degree views on a clear day.

by August 2, 2011 0 comments Trail of the Week
Heybrook Lookout Trail

Heybrook Lookout Trail

If you’re looking for an exciting family-friendly hike right off of Highway 2, look no further than the Heybrook Lookout Trail. The trail is rigorous and steep, but rewards hikers for every step with a stunning view at the very end.

by July 26, 2011 0 comments Trail of the Week
Top: light meter set normal Bottom: Light meter set to over expose 1 stop - Photo by Erika Klimecky

Shooting in the Snow

You only need to take a few photos in the snow to see it. There are all sorts of problems with shooting photos with all that[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Skills