Photos

Road Trip – Summer 2009
Driving south from Bellingham into Oregon and California. Summertime traveling… no better thing.
53 photos
Camping next to the Hoh River in the Olympic National Park.

Camping next to the Hoh River in the Olympic National Park.
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach, Washington.

Ruby Beach, Washington.
Ferns (Portland, OR).

Ferns (Portland, OR).
Falls (Oregon)

Falls (Oregon)
Crater Lake (Oregon)

Crater Lake (Oregon)
Mt Lassen (California)

Mt Lassen (California)
Brian Campbell and his 1958 dump truck (Santa Cruz)

Brian Campbell and his 1958 dump truck (Santa Cruz)
Old bus on Brian's property in Santa Cruz.

Old bus on Brian's property in Santa Cruz.
View of Santa Cruz from below UC Santa Cruz.

View of Santa Cruz from below UC Santa Cruz.
Camping on Brian Campbell's property in Santa Cruz.

Camping on Brian Campbell's property in Santa Cruz.
Brian's porch.

Brian's porch.
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Merced River in Yosemite National Park.

Merced River in Yosemite National Park.
Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite Valley.

Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite Valley.
Old friend Gary Finnestad in Tuolumne Meadows. I stayed in the tent on the right.

Old friend Gary Finnestad in Tuolumne Meadows. I stayed in the tent on the right.
Tuolumne Meadows

Tuolumne Meadows
Kitchen at (soon to be opening) Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp. Gary works in Yosemite backcountry maintenance and was inspecting the area before the opening.

Kitchen at (soon to be opening) Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp. Gary works in Yosemite backcountry maintenance and was inspecting the area before the opening.
Falls at Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp (Yosemite National Park)

Falls at Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp (Yosemite National Park)
Tuolumne river in Yosemite.

Tuolumne river in Yosemite.
Tuolumne river falls.

Tuolumne river falls.
Tuolumne river.

Tuolumne river.
Tuolumne river.

Tuolumne river.
Unicorn peak in Tuolumne Meadows.

Unicorn peak in Tuolumne Meadows.
Mono Lake, California.

Mono Lake, California.
My brother, Arlo, at Obsidian Dome.

My brother, Arlo, at Obsidian Dome.
The Minarets in the California Sierras.

The Minarets in the California Sierras.
Hiking around TJ Lake in Mammoth with brother Arlo.

Hiking around TJ Lake in Mammoth with brother Arlo.
Skate park in Mammoth.

Skate park in Mammoth.
Riding off road KTM bikes with old friend Glen Williams in Nevada.

Riding off road KTM bikes with old friend Glen Williams in Nevada.
Jorma on Glen's BMW 800. Glen and I rode around Lake Tahoe. That bike is a mean machine!

Jorma on Glen's BMW 800. Glen and I rode around Lake Tahoe. That bike is a mean machine!
Driftwood sculpture in La Push, Washington. Surf was decent... cold though!

Driftwood sculpture in La Push, Washington. Surf was decent… cold though!
Old friend Guillermo Payet and his baby, Joaquin, in Santa Cruz.

Old friend Guillermo Payet and his baby, Joaquin, in Santa Cruz.
Camping at the famous Mobil station on H120 outside of Yosemite National Park. Local Tahoe band 'Blue Turtle Seduction' played that night.

Camping at the famous Mobil station on H120 outside of Yosemite National Park. Local Tahoe band 'Blue Turtle Seduction' played that night.
Hills north of Santa Cruz.

Hills north of Santa Cruz.
Jellyfish at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Jellyfish at Monterey Bay Aquarium
Outer Bay Exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Outer Bay Exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Kelp Forest tank at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Kelp Forest tank at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Seahorse at the new Seahorse exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Seahorse at the new Seahorse exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Reflection of the MBA on window of John Steinbeck mural.

Reflection of the MBA on window of John Steinbeck mural.
Old friends Ian and Liz with their kids Jai, Stella and Effa.

Old friends Ian and Liz with their kids Jai, Stella and Effa.
Driving through the redwoods (snapped this one from the sun roof).

Driving through the redwoods (snapped this one from the sun roof).
Looking out at the Pacific from Highway 1.

Looking out at the Pacific from Highway 1.
Coastline in Northern Cal.

Coastline in Northern Cal.
Highway 1, Humboldt County

Highway 1, Humboldt County
Castle Crags State Park (Just off the 5 close to border of California and OR). A 3.7mile hike up to the domes... 2200' elevation gain, but well worth it.

Castle Crags State Park (Just off the 5 close to border of California and OR). A 3.7mile hike up to the domes… 2200' elevation gain, but well worth it.
Castle Crags

Castle Crags
Castle Crags (...a storm brewing)

Castle Crags (…a storm brewing)
Burney Falls. (Burney, CA)

Burney Falls. (Burney, CA)
Lava Beds National Monument, Cal. Awesome park... bring an extra headlamp and lots of batteries.

Lava Beds National Monument, Cal. Awesome park… bring an extra headlamp and lots of batteries.
Spelunking with Jim.

Spelunking with Jim.
Another pic from the sunroof.

Another pic from the sunroof.