Boulder Hopping in the Headwaters of the Weber River

November 7, 2016 Trip details at More photos at I'd been planning this trip for a while and originally intended it to be a 3 day hike but work again prevented any overnight trips. Despite the lateness of the season the weather was holding and I decided to try the hike anyway but … Continue reading Boulder Hopping in the Headwaters of the Weber River

Mill Canyon Day Hike

October 9, 2016 Trip details at More photos at Dzevad has picked up a bit of a photography bug and was looking for some nice photo ops. Having done this trail in the past I knew just how amazing the views are from this ridge and he had a new daypack to break … Continue reading Mill Canyon Day Hike

Blanche Lake

October 2, 2016 See trip details at See more photos at After our snowy styiming in the Uintas Dzevad and I decided to try something new at a lower elevation and a bit closer to home. As it turned out this hike is a real gem and one of my favorites of the … Continue reading Blanche Lake

Early snow in the Uintas

September 25, 2016 See trip details at Dzevad and I had planned to hike over to Notch lake over the weekend but recent cold, wet storms had put down considerable snow at 10K elevation and cut our trip a bit short The trailhead parking lot We had boots and gaiters though, so we took … Continue reading Early snow in the Uintas

My summer on Timpanogos

Originally published August 28th 2016 I guess it’s something of a rite of passage for a transplant to Utah to go through this. Had I grown up a native I probably would have completed my pilgrimage to the summit of Mt. Timpanogos in my 20s but having lived here for “only” 18 years I suppose … Continue reading My summer on Timpanogos

Ice off at 9000 feet

Originally published May 14th 2015 With the light snow this last winter I wanted to take an early shot at an alpine lake that I've been looking to fish. Noticing that the roads had opened I added the trip to my to-do and started gathering gear to prepare. It's just a day trip but at … Continue reading Ice off at 9000 feet