Backcountry Light

Photograph by Nick Zantop Ashley and I headed to Ocala National Forest in North Florida for some primitive camping. In a state overrun by population and development, finding a place where you can enjoy dark ...

Wilderness Fort

Wilderness Fort, Ocala National Forest, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop      While backcountry camping in North Central Florida's Ocala National Forest, Ashley and I came across this fort in the wo...

Stargazing

Stargazing, Ocala National Forest, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop Bright moonlight illuminates a stand of longleaf pines in Ocala National Forest. These beautiful pines take 100 to 150 ye...

Peaceful Glow

Photograph by Caitrin Scott After hiking at Mt. Diablo State Park (7,000ft elevation) with two friends of mine, we settled into our campsite for the night. I could tell we were going to have an ama...