Hiking the Behunin Creek Trail to Bear Flat

We often find good places on accident and such was the case with the Behunin Creek Trail. As we traveled east along Scenic Byway 12 we’d had our eyes open for a hike… Continue reading

Walking Along the East Fork of the Sevier River

After a couple days hiking the rim of the plateau we thought we’d take some time to enjoy the splendor of the river valley we’d been driving across every day. The East Fork… Continue reading

Hiking the Rim of the Paunsaugunt Plateau

After the closing on the house we began our journey by heading east over the mountains to a section of national forest on the Paunsaugunt Plateau. The plateau was within range for day… Continue reading

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