anemone surrounded by kelp and sea urchins near Point Arena, Calif. picture

An eye-catching green anemone near Point Arena, Calif.

Tide Pooling in California and Oregon

Writer Christopher Hall and photographer David Collier went off in search of the perfect tide pool for the cover story of the March/April issue of Via. Along the way, they encountered a variety of delights, both tide pool-related and otherwise. Half the fun of an adventure, of course, is in getting there.

This blog post was first published in January 2011. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.