Personal Accounts of Photographer James Holk
MT. ADAMS CIRCUMNAVIGATION
A rare opportunity to traverse across Yakima Nation and around Washington's second largest volcano.
A year's progress in trail running and racing culminating in my first hundred miler, Mountain Lakes.
YAKIMA SKYLINE 50K
Rainshadow Running has a way of making races hard, harder in fact than you think they are going to be. Every time.
A quick spring break getaway into one of my favorite mountain ranges.
Trail Running, Nordic Skiing
TRANS ALASKA RUNNING ROAD TRIP
Ten days in Alaska with a party of twelve and a Winnebago.
Trail Running, Travel
ORCAS ISLAND 50K
My first race and the beginning of a life altering passion.
Visiting our Welsh friend, Thomas Prichard, a Norwegian local we met while cycling the northern fjords a few weeks prior.
Norway: Part 9 of 9
Traveling with my Norwegian relatives literally down the roads, paths and fjords of my great grandmother, Celia Økland.
Norway: Part 8 of 9
A multi peak bagging journey into the fjord carved mountains of Møre og Romsdal while staying in the Bjørdal's alpine cabin.
Norway: Part 7 of 9
Trail Running, Hiking, Travel
BJØRDAL & HANKEN
When you're given free stay in a house, mountain cabin, with two cars and the hospitality of a warm family you then understand what it is to be generous.
Norway: Part 6 of 9
JACU & ÅLESUND
"One day I will live in that town and work at that coffee shop," were words I'd forgotten having spoken a decade prior about Ålesund and Jacu, that is until after it became a reality.
Norway: Part 5 of 9
Travel, Hiking, Coffee
WWOOF OR COFFEE?
Does an alternative exist when the backbone of your vacation goes belly up?
Norway: Part 4 of 9
"You know, this is the wettest, coldest year in a hundred," was a common reminder from Norwegian locals. Like an Oregon winter, really.
Norway: Part 3 of 9
A walk back in time through the preserved cabin of my great, great grandfather's birthplace.
Norway: Part 2 of 9
Exploring the people of my ancestors across the Norwegian landscapes of Oslo, Trondheim, Ålesund, Sunnmøre, Bergen and Lillehammer.
Norway: Part 1 of 9