Cairns Across America

Mount Moosilauke, New Hampshire

Mount Cardigan, New Hampshire

Thoreau's Cabin Site, Walden Pond, Massachusetts

Mount Frissel, Connecticut

Mid-State Trail, Pennsylvania

Cheat River, West Virginia

Lake Superior, Michigan

Grand Central Mountain, New Mexico

Cabezon Peak, New Mexico

Quartz Ridge South Summit, Colorado

Quartz Ridge North Summit, Colorado

Mount Yale, Colorado

Chipmunk & Mount Washington, Oregon

Mount Hood, Oregon

About theblondecoyote

Mary Caperton Morton is a freelance science and travel writer with degrees in biology and geology and a master’s in science writing. A regular contributor to EARTH magazine, where her favorite beat is the Travels in Geology column, she has also written for the anthologies Best Women's Travel Writing 2010 and Best Travel Writing 2011. Mary is currently based in western Colorado. When she’s not at the computer she can usually be found outside -- hiking, skiing, climbing mountains and taking photographs. Visit her website at
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8 Responses to Cairns Across America

  1. azsoap says:

    So pretty. I love the variety of places you have visited.

  2. love all the huge rocks and formations. great pictures

  3. mjspringett says:

    Do you leave a rock at each site? 🙂 MJ

  4. I couldn’t choose a favorite, although I tried! All beautiful locations in their own unique way.

  5. Perhaps it should be called, “The Highest Cairns in America” – great climbs!

  6. maejane28 says:

    Those rocks formation were so great!

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