Photo Of The Day – El Capitan With Stars And Clouds Under Moonlight

 Title: El Capitan With Stars And Clouds Under Moonlight Location:  Yosemite National Park, California, USA, North America (37°43’26” N  119°37’52” W) Description: I was set to arrive at my cabin on time when I first glimpsed El Capitan. I told my friend Sheri, who was working on a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Khumbi Yul Lha – Sacred Sherpa Mountain

Title: Khumbi Yul Lha – Sacred Sherpa Mountain, Nepal Location: Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal Description: Reflected in a the eddy of a nearly frozen stream on the bed of a hanging valley at 14,500′, Khumbi Yul Lha stands gracefully against the stark, blue sky. The mountain is sacred to Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Green

Green is a good, all-purpose, calming color and I can use some calm today. Continuing with my series to explore the world I have photographed through color, I present to you, the color Green. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions with shooting information and a slideshow. Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kyajo Ri, Nepal Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out. And if you want to turn things up a notch, choose “Fullscreen”. The image is 42MB large, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Man Before The Mountain

Title: The Man Before The Mountain Location: Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: A lone Sherpa examines the flanks of Ama Dablam in the Nepali Himalayas. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/800 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Length 60mm   Click HERE to purchase this 11″ Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The View From Gokyo Ri, Nepal – 17,575′ Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out. And if you want to turn things up a notch, choose “Fullscreen”. The image is 72MB large, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sunrise On The Rockies

Title: Sunrise On The Rockies Location: Canmore, Alberta, Canada, North America Description: While my friend Genevieve went off to ice climbing school at a very early hour, I roamed the outskirts of Canmore trying to get the correct angle on a setting moon unexpectedly spied in the sky. Continue Reading →

Climbing To The Sun, With Scorpions Close Behind – Joshua Tree Tweetup

Disaster struck swiftly!! No. No not really.  That was just to get your attention and clear my mind. And then the fire spread to our tents!! Hmmm….also a lie.  But maybe you’re interested now.  Or maybe annoyed. You see, the problem with writing a trip report about a Continue Reading →

Photo of The Day – Don’t Show My Mom

Title: Don’t Show My Mom Location: The Matron, Boulder, Colorado, USA Description: A quick snap taken about 130′ above the ground at the location of our second rappel rings.  Climbing up usually means coming down, and sometimes you don’t have a lot of room.  And no, my shoe Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kyajo Ri Valley Panorama

Title: Kyajo Ri Valley Panorama Location: Khumbu Himal, Nepal Description: Centered in the photo is Kyajo Ri itself, a 20,295′ mountain in the Himalayas.  The foreground contains a few of my climbing partners and the Kyajo Glacier which needs to be crossed before the climb.  Click on the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Getting Clippy

Title: Getting Clippy Location: Playground Point, Icicle Creek, Washington, USA Description: One of my climbing partners, Genevieve, seems to be a Camp sales rep in disguise.  Matching gear is so pretty. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Red Rock Canyon Rock Climbing Tweetup Video

Where is Red Rock Canyon?  In Nevada, just outside of Las Vegas. What is a ‘tweetup’? It’s a meet up organized on Twitter.  Crazy people on the internet are always making up words like this (and if this bugs you, check out Pam Mandel’s rant on BlogHer) In Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Some Need Ice, Some Don’t

Title: Some Need Ice, Some Don’t Location: Haffner Creek, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada Known as mixed climbing, or sometimes called dry tooling when no ice is involved, climbing technical rock with ice tools is often necessary when the ice doesn’t make it all the way to Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Rock Climber – Australia

Title: Rock Climber at Kangaroo Point Location: Brisbane, Australia Settings ISO 100 Focal Length 154mm Shutter Speed 1/320 Aperture f/8 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon T1i Lens Canon 28-300mm L Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey And if you love mountains, don’t forget to check out my MOUNTAINS – Continue Reading →