1. Crater Lake Wildflowers

The growing season at Crater Lake is very short.  The typical snow-free season is July to mid-October and frost can occur any time.  Certain wildflowers have adapted to these conditions and put on a great display at the park. Castle Crest...

2. Explorers: Timberlake and...

This magazine is primarily about recreational exploring, but there is also the possibility of incorporating exploration into your career.  Here you will find  a little information about a couple of individuals that explore the outdoors as...

3. Feet and Footwear

A lot of exploration can be done in a car, on horseback or even in a wheelchair, but if you want access to the most remote places, your feet will provide the best transportation.  I’m not a podiatrist, so I won’t offer any...

4. Captain Jack’s Stronghold...

Lava Beds National Monument . . . Captain Jack, Schonchin John and their band of Modoc Indians were attacked by the U.S. Army and local civilians at their winter village on the Lost River, just north of Tule Lake, California on November...
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Tule Lake Segregation Center

Tule Lake Segregation Center
History of Japanese Internment . . . On December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbor, a major U.S. naval base located in Hawaii, and the U.S. entered World War II. With Japan...

Crater Lake Wildflowers

Crater Lake Wildflowers
The growing season at Crater Lake is very short.  The typical snow-free season is July to mid-October and frost can occur any time.  Certain wildflowers have adapted to these conditions and put on a...

Morel Mushroom Hunting

Morel Mushroom Hunting
Gourmet Food for Free . . . Our early ancestors survived by foraging for wild foods.  Many of us relive a deeply buried memory of that heritage when we experience the joy in successfully finding,...

Winter at Crater Lake

Winter at Crater Lake
Winter at Crater Lake National Park is a quiet time.    It begins with the first large snowfall in October or early November and continues into May or June.  Tourists are few and generally spend a...
Winter Wings Festival

Winter Wings Festival

Presidents Day is celebrated in the United States on the third Monday of February.  In Klamath Falls, Oregon, that entire weekend is dedicated to the Winter Wings Festival and birds.  In fact, the festival...
Explorers: Timberlake and Bayliss

Explorers: Timberlake and Bayliss

This magazine is primarily about recreational exploring, but there is also the possibility of incorporating exploration into your career.  Here you will find  a little information about a couple of...
Dolason Prairie Trail – Redwood National Park

Dolason Prairie Trail – Redwood Na...

What started as a quest to find the world’s tallest tree, became the exploration of a great trail in Northern California’s Redwood National Park.  We spent the night on the coast at Gold Beach,...

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