Santa Cruz Island Adventure
Associate editor Shannon Davis's photo diary of his hiking and paddling trip to Santa Cruz Island.
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Photographer and new pal Michael Darter.
Scorpion Canyon Trail as it winds out of the canyon.
California brown pelicans on the Scorpion Rocks.
Michael Darter “shooting snaps.” He shot 700 snaps a day.
Our awesome guide, Andy Babcock of Aqua Sports in Goleta, CA.
Darter paddles out of a sea cave west of Scorpion Anchorage.
Michael Darter on the Montanon Trail struggling under an overloaded pack.
View from High Mount, the highest point on the Montanon Trail.