Nature Blog, a lot of personal photos taken from an iphone. Hiking, backpacking, climbing, and camping, In the Black Hills of South Dakota and beyond.


On the Northwest face of Mt. Hood in Oregon, mountaineers Brent McGregor and Eddy Cartaya tirelessly hike not to the peak, but to the deep, dangerous glacial caves below. This weekend, Cartaya will talk about exploring and show stunning photos at the TEDYouth conference in New Orleans. Watch the free livestream from noon-7pm EST on 11/16/13 at

Photos by Brent McGregor