1. A Day in the Life of a Fire Lookout.


    from Gary Yost Added 191K 1,945 103

    The video documents the (usually) very peaceful life of a fire lookout in the Gardner Lookout on the East Peak of Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California. I've been a Marin County Fire Department…

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    • Selected raw footage from "A Day in the Life of a Fire Lookout".


      from Gary Yost Added 8,178 153 14

      A collection of timelapse sequences shot at the Mt. Tam East Peak Gardner Fire Lookout during one 3-day lookout shift in August, 2012. Pieces of these were used as a part of my Mt. Tamalpais fire…

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      • Marin County Firefighters: "Always Prepared"


        from Gary Yost Added 23.1K 15 5

        Three years ago I made a short film about what it's like to work up in the fire lookout on the East Peak of Mt. Tamalpais. The majority of a lookout’s day is spent in watchfulness while…

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        • 2011 - Scenes from a (foggy) day in the Gardner fire lookout on Mt. Tamalpais.


          from Gary Yost Added 1,548 13 2

          Fire danger was quite low during August of 2011 because we had very foggy mornings and evenings with high moisture levels. Those conditions were perfect for enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Ocean…

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