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Somewhere between the Pacific Northwest and the southern California beaches, that’s where you’ll most likely find me. 

I consider myself a self-taught photographer who’s work is largely inspired by nature, the outdoors, and adventure. I bought a camera my first year of college and have rarely put it down since.

My passion is sharing my adventures and outdoor experiences through photography, writing and art to help inspire people to go somewhere, anywhere. 

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Backpacking Duck Pass to Pika and Purple Lakes

Backpacking Duck Pass To Pika and Purple Lakes via the Duck Lake Trail is about 17 miles. This trail gains roughly 3,556 ft of elevation and is a moderate trail with decent foot traffic. This is a point to point trail that crosses up and over Duck Pass. This trail meets up with the John Muir Trail...

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Backpacking The Pohono Trail in Yosemite

The Pohono Trail is a 12 mile backpacking hike that goes along the south rim of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park. The trail is commonly hiked point to point from Glacier Point to Inspiration Point, near Tunnel View. Overall, the trail has 2,020 ft of elevation gain and is rated as moderate...

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Backpacking The Big Pine Lakes Trail

Backpacking the full loop of the Big Pine Lakes is a 16.2 mile trail that gains 4,051 in elevation. Many people choose to hike the 10 mile out-and-back trail to Second Lake, a picturesque setting with a proud Temple Crag grandly sitting in the background. The trail is rated as difficult on...

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Backpacking The Timberline Trail Around Mt. Hood

  The Timberline Trail is a 41.1 mile loop that goes around the base of Mount Hood in Northern Oregon near the Hood River Area, about 1.5 hours east of Portland. Backpacking the Timberline Trail goes through about 10,300 ft of elevation gain and takes an average group or person between 3-5...

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