The Bradley Pond trail is a deep trench through deep snow.
From Couchsachraga March
Cliffside seeps generate impressive icefalls along the Panther herd path; each is about 10 feet tall.
View from Panther Peak to Santinoni (at left) and Couchsachraga (prominent bump to right of center).
View of the ridgeline from Panther Peak to Couchsachraga, the prominent bump to right of center.
David on Panther Peak, with the Great Range beyond - Adirondacks.
Couchsachraga, viewed from the spot where I turned around. Still a long way to go!
Couchsachraga, viewed from the ridge descending from Panther. Long way to go!
Stuck in a spruce trap, in snow over my waist.
Often, the local snowshoe hares gave me hints about the best path to follow.
Route-finding along the ridge descending from Panther to Couchsachraga - can you see where I should go next?
The herd path crosses Panther Brook, on the steep slope of Panther mountain. Deep snow creates steep banks.
Crossing a small beaver pond above Bradley Pond.
A view of the Adirondacks from Santinoni Brook.
Skiing up Santoni Brook was easier than skiing on the trail.
Coyote Way, with coyote tracks.
From Bald Top February
View of Francs and Moosilauke from Bald Top Mountain.
An unusual encounter on a forest trail - wind chimes made from beads and kitchen utensils!
An unusual encounter on a forest trail - wind chimes made from copper pipe (left) and from kitchen utensils (right).
Lake Morey from the Bald Top trail.
Sandpipers forage at sunrise on New Years Day - Kiawah Island.
From Kiawah winter
Six bucks on Kiawah Island.
New Year's Eve at Kiawah - launching Chinese lanterns with wishes for the new year.
The two fishermen - bass pond, Kiawah Island.
Great blue heron - bass pond, Kiawah Island.
Scout loves running on the beach.
Andy and Scout play ball on the beach.
A buck beside the road on Kiawah Island.
Pelicans at the west tip of Kiawah Island.
Birds at the west tip of Kiawah Island.
Milky Way over Kiawah Island.
From Kiawah night sky
Orion rises over Kiawah Island
Crescent moon setting over Kiawah Island.
A couple walking along the beach at Kiawah Island.