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Pictures and video from a day of rafting the Middle Fork of the American River with the Outdoor Adventure Club — including our spectacular tunnel chute crash:
Pictures and video from a week of visiting with Darlene’s family along the Mississippi River on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin. We also visited an eagle rehabilitation center in Wabasha, a limestone cave near Harmony (Niagara Cave), enjoyed a dinner cruise on a paddle wheel boat out of La Crosse, went riding some all terrain vehicles through the mud and visited some llamas.
Here’s some pictures from an overnight backpacking trip out of Big Sur, on the California coast, and up the Pine Ridge trail in the Ventana Wilderness. This was Darlene’s first backpacking experience and we enjoyed a lovely quiet site along the river at the Barlow Flat Camp, seven miles in from the trailhead.
First up, I annoyed this gopher snake in my driveway by inadvertently running over him with my car:
And on a mountain bike ride in Stevens Canyon… it’s Mike the Snake Wrangler:
IN PROGRESS: Pictures still to come from our 12 day visit of Vietnam and Cambodia with BikeHike Adventures.
Here’s some pictures and video from a three day visit in Yosemite Valley, April 10th-12th, to celebrate Darlene’s birthday. The highlight was hiking to the top of Upper Yosemite Falls — and not falling off!
I had another bobcat visit/sighting this morning at my home in the hills above Santa Cruz — and once again a deer drove it off: