Lake Tahoe.

Blue Mountains

Venus Baths Bridge

Mt. Rosea Staircase - First Stage

Mt. Rosea Staircase - Second Stage

Venus Baths Retaining Walls

Little Long Lake

Canadian Walling Festival

Aran Isles

Helm Crag

St. Lawrence Islands

Tom Ghyll

Troutbeck Farm

Mart Crag Moor



Monk Coniston



The Lake District

Lake District Photo Gallery


Grand Canyon

North Bass Survey

North Bass Reconstruction

Glen Canyon

Donner Pass

Lake Tahoe

Honanki - Stage I

Honanki - Stage II

Lake Elizabeth.

Pumphouse Wash

Kanab Creek




Upgrade of Lost Lake Trail, Lake Tahoe.
In the 2003 summer I lead a team of Nevada Conservation Corps members in upgrading the Lost Lake trail at Sugar Pine Point State Park, California to Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) standard. One of the more challanging aspects of this project was the building of an overhead wooden truss bridge.

Skyline set up.
In order to safely install the heavy trusses a skyline was used. This required climbing trees to put the snatch blocks and other rigging in place.
Installing truss.
With the sky line supporting its weight, crew members guide the truss into place and bolt it in position.
Completed bridge.
With the trusses, braces and cradle in place, load at the bridge center is transfered to either end effectively halving its span from 24 ft to 12 ft.