Archive for the 'General Interest' Category

Hill Life
October 23rd, 2014 | By:  Greg | 8 Comments

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Unlike still life photography, Hill Life leaves no time to ponder a subject. Hill Life reveals itself for merely a few seconds before disappearing just as quickly. The angle of the light will change. The skier emerges from the snow. The action is over. You must be ready. If you ... ...Read more

The [Arizona] Strip
September 30th, 2014 | By:  Porter Haney | 1 Comment

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For my money, I'll take the band of desert known as the Arizona Strip.  It's beautiful, raw, really damn hard to get to, and generally unencumbered by tourists gallivanting from one National Park rest stop to the next. It's cleaved off from the rest of Arizona by the Colorado River ... ...Read more

Famous Internet Gear Guide: La Sportiva Mega Lo5
October 21st, 2013 | By:  Jake | Comment

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You don’t need to look too hard these days to find ski gear that caters to the popular desire of finding turns both inside and outside the confines of lift-served terrain. The freeride movement has officially fully and completely exploded and every ski manufacturer, from the headiest indie brands ... ...Read more

“We’re open, but don’t get out of your car,” NPS
October 6th, 2013 | By:  Porter Haney | 3 Comments

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It's been an interesting week since the National Park Service closed the National Parks due to the U.S. Government being unable to approve a budget for them to operate under. I wrote about this issue earlier this week - highlighting park mismanagement at Death Valley National Park a few weeks ... ...Read more

“Sorry, we’re closed,” says the National Park Service
October 1st, 2013 | By:  Porter Haney | 25 Comments

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House Republicans are in a never ending arm wrestling match with Senate Democrats and the President. The result of this battle is that they've failed to approve a budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2014. When the government fails to approve a budget, their non-essential personnel start getting to take ... ...Read more

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