Thirty years since the passing of Ansel Adams, acclaimed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to the master of landscape photography and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Inspired by Adams’ iconic black-and-white imagery, Essick photographed a collection of breathtaking nature scenes for his newly released book The Ansel Adams Wilderness.
Some interesting conversations during a recent backpacking & fly fishing trip in the eastern Sierra. America used to be a relatively egalitarian place with a strong middle class. Is this still reality? Is it still true that if you educate yourself and work hard you will be rewarded? Everyone in America needs a strong middle class. Without it we will fail.
She touched down on the Valley floor! Around 4:30pm Saturday (4 days, 9 hours), Jenn Shelton completed the 220 mile John Muir Trail after three unsuccessful attempts. Krissy Moehl stopped at mile 136 with major GI issues. Both are doing well now. Congrats ladies!
Jenn making her way to Garnet Lake, Ansel Adams Wilderness