Picnic on Pistol Creek

Picnic on Pistol Creek

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Bushcrafty

Bushcrafty

New Year Day 2021                                                                      ...
When Will I Learn?

When Will I Learn?

  “You know, you don’t have to go camping if the weather is going to be awful,” remarked my wife as she eyed the leaden winter sky. Despite the deteriorating weather, I stubbornly clung to my plans. Sure, it was December, but the forecast was for light rain and...
Out in the Midday Sun

Out in the Midday Sun

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a magical place. Elk, deer, bears, and cougars wander through the tall trees and berry fields. Caves and outcroppings of weirdly contorted lava dot the landscape.                 During...
Lava Creek Scout

Lava Creek Scout

Walter and I went out in the woods,  looking for a new camp site. We scouted along the canyon above Lava Creek.                                           I wanted...