TTFN, Utah

I’m writing this as we pack up the house in preparation for moving into the RV; by the time this blog is posted we will be on the road. I’ve fallen hard for… Continue reading

A Farewell Hike

The last hike we took before leaving was in another unexplored pocket of Dixie National Forest. It was absolutely gorgeous landscape but the best part was spending time with our friend Terry before… Continue reading

Utah Treasures

This area had been on our list of places to explore for at least a year but it wasn’t until our friend Lori told us about how incredible it was that we finally… Continue reading

From Antelope to Horny Toads: A Wonderful Hike on the Paunsaugunt Plateau

On our drive out to our hike Tom and I spotted a total of four antelope, all fairly close to the road: one group of 3 and one lonely fellow about 30 miles… Continue reading

Same But Different: Return to the Eastern Pine Valley Mountains

Though our first visit to this section of the Pine Valley Mountains was only two weeks ago Tom, Terry, and I agreed to return on the first sunny day to do it again.… Continue reading

Snowshoeing Around Gooseberry Point. Apparently.

On many occasions I’ve spent hours walking off-trail in the backcountry only to scramble up something and stumble upon a trail or forest road. It has also happened that I have randomly chosen… Continue reading

Hiking in Proctor Canyon

Our hike with Terry in Proctor Canyon was another instance of us deciding to explore an area we hadn’t hiked in before. Tom had initially suggested we explore one of the canyons to… Continue reading

Adventures in the Fishlake Mountains

For our next outing Abby and I headed north and drove over the pass on Route 20 en route to the eastern side of the Tushar Mountains. I didn’t have a goal when… Continue reading

Hiking in the Eastern Pine Valley Mountains

For our next hike Tom selected an uncharted section of the Pine Valley Mountains to explore. We had seen a road going out from the Browse exit off I-15 but none of us… Continue reading

Explorations in the Mountains Around Red Creek Reservoir

With so much public land in the area surrounding Cedar City it isn’t difficult to find new places to explore. It is slightly more difficult however to decide which new place to explore.… Continue reading