Tag Archive: Cedar Breaks National Monument

Snowshoeing in Cedar Breaks and Around Bear Flat

My second snowshoeing outing came a couple days after my first. Ever since the first time I overlooked the miles of hoodoos in Cedar Breaks I’ve wanted to see them in the snow.… Continue reading

Loop from Crystal Springs to Upper Blowhard to Potato Hollow

Though the aspens above 9,000 feet had mostly lost their leaves we were hoping to find some colors on the section of the Upper Blowhard Trail just east of the Crystal Springs Trailhead… Continue reading

A Visit From Tom’s Son Nick, Part 1: Cedar Breaks, Brian Head Peak, Mammoth Creek, Duck Creek, and the Bristlecone Pine Trail

We were so excited when Tom’s son Nick said he’d be coming to visit on his way across the country. While he was here we went sightseeing, hiking (of course), took a lot… Continue reading

Tom’s Nephew and Family Come to Visit

Fortunately for us, Tom’s nephew’s family vacation was scheduled to pass through our part of southwest Utah, and so after they spent a few days at Zion they headed north to stay with… Continue reading

Lower Blowhard Trail to Crystal Springs and Potato Hollow

The lower section of the Blowhard Trail is the one major trail I’ve been meaning to hike for the past year. Beginning in the gorge and following the border of the Ashdown Wilderness,… Continue reading

Ashdown Gorge via the Rattlesnake Trail

I have been SO excited to share this with you all. I go on a lot of amazing hikes and have been to a lot of amazing places, but this hike was absolutely,… Continue reading

A Day Trip to the Fishlake Mountains

In my quest to spend as much time in the mountains as possible before snow closed the roads, I suggested to Tom that we scout out the Fishlake National Forest to the north.… Continue reading

A Tour of the Cedar Mountains: Cedar Breaks National Monument and the Bristlecone Pine Trail

As I mentioned in my post about driving through the Rockies, big mountains make my heart sing. Now that we were back in Utah, I was ridiculously eager to go explore the local… Continue reading

Loving Autumn in the Utah Mountains: A Preview

Since I arrived back in Utah three weeks ago I’ve been inspired by the coming of – and now the arrival of – autumn in the mountains. On my walks in the morning… Continue reading