Tag Archive: Dixie National Forest

Bushwacking in the Desert. Or, What Happens When Tom Let’s Me Decide Where to Hike.

Our next hike Tom and I went alone since Terry had to work. It was (still) snowing in the mountains and while reviewing options Tom stated nothing was really a standout to him… Continue reading

Exploratory Hiking in First Left Hand Canyon

The day after we hiked in the foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains Terry and I decided to head up Parowan Canyon to see if, 2 years after the Brian Head Fire, a… Continue reading

Back to Hiking with Terry: The Return to Southern Utah

And finally it was time to return to Utah. Our last time in the southwest area of the state where we lived had been in August 2017, only a few months after we… Continue reading

Hitting Up My Favorite Hike in Utah

Ashdown Gorge is my favorite hike in Utah. It also happens to be Tom and Terry’s favorite and was thus on our must-do list while we were visiting. Though we were eager to… Continue reading

A Stormy Hike in the Twisted Forest Followed by Brews and Blues at Brianhead Ski Resort

I admit to being a bit bummed that we’d be missing the Oktoberfest at Brianhead this year so I was excited when our friend Lori told us that our time in Utah would… Continue reading

Overlooks and Forest: Hiking the Virgin River Rim Trail

In the market for another relatively flat (= less than 1,000 feet in elevation gain) hike, I suggested Tom and I hike one of the prettier sections of the Virgin River Rim Trail… Continue reading

Acclimation on the Lower Blowhard Trail

As I mentioned in my last post, I was really excited to do some hiking while we were back in Utah. The only problem was that we’d been doing a lot more time… Continue reading

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