Mountain Lion install

OS X Mountain Lion lives on my desktop now. The install was straightforward, although with the OS and related app updates that were also released today, the download was over 7 Gb. The automatic reboot hung (seems like that’s happened on previous OS updates), but a power off/on cycle fixed it. I have a couple […]

Eastern Sierra day hikes for 2012

It has been too long since we have been to the eastern Sierras. In fact, the last time was in January and our destination was actually Death Valley.

Middle Gaylor Lake

We headed over to Mammoth, but stopped for a short hike to Gaylor Lakes. The trailhead is right at the east entrance to Yosemite. […]

Photo: Kolob Arch

Kolob Arch in Zion National Park

This is a remote arch in the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park. It is almost a 7 mile hike along the La Verkin Creek trail to get there. It’s a huge span—almost as long as Landscape Arch in Arches National Park. I considered this day hike […]