Tag Archives: nature

  1. Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA – A Peak Experience

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    July 22, 2017 by Deb W. Trotter

    If you were thinking about climbing Lassen Peak this weekend, go directly to Plan B.  Because of the record amounts …
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  2. Carrizo Plain National Monument, CA -The Bloom Was Super Enough!

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    July 17, 2016 by Deb W. Trotter

    All the talk this spring was of the “super bloom” in Death Valley National Park.  After several years of drought …
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  3. Pinnacles National Park, CA – C is for Condors

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    March 29, 2016 by Deb W. Trotter

    Earlier this month we made our second visit to Pinnacles National Park.  California was being drenched by much-needed rainstorms, but …
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  4. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, NM – It’s About Time

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    February 24, 2016 by Deb W. Trotter

    Although I have spent quite a bit of time in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, until earlier this month …
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  5. Sequoia National Park, CA – Little Baldy, Take Two

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    November 18, 2015 by Deb W. Trotter

    Two years ago we first climbed to the top of Little Baldy, a granite dome over 8,000 feet high with …
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  6. Zion National Park, UT – The Emerald Pools

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    June 10, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

    Hiking to one, or two, or all three of the Emerald Pools is a very popular way to get off …
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  7. Yosemite National Park, CA – Going Out Is Really Going In

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    January 9, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

    Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The …
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