High Uintas trail report

For those who might be interested, the high Uintas trails are becoming hikeable. Dzevad and I did a quick out-and-back to Clyde Lake this weekend. At 10,500 feet it's a good indicator of the trail conditions at higher elevations. It was legitimately HOT when we started up, unexpectedly so. Consequently I expect that these conditions … Continue reading High Uintas trail report

Late-season hike to Timpanogos Basin

November 25th, 2017 Track details http://rblr.co/Ypjh Photos https://flickr.com/photos/21136220@N07/sets/72157690111821615 Trail Info https://www.hikingproject.com/trail/7006728 https://flic.kr/p/21QTs1W I’ve been meaning to get back up on Timpanogos all year. Between work demands and trepidation of the painful recoveries that my forays up this mountain required last year I never could quite get to it until after Thanksgiving. With a few weeks … Continue reading Late-season hike to Timpanogos Basin

Scouting Uinta Lakes

November 14th, 2016 Trip details at http://rblr.co/MyIf With the nice weather holding this late in the year in the Uintas you practically have to go hiking. These lakes were mostly new to me and I wanted to scout them out for fly fishing trips. It was trivial to plan a route with minimal bushwhacking that … Continue reading Scouting Uinta Lakes

Boulder Hopping in the Headwaters of the Weber River

November 7, 2016 Trip details at http://rblr.co/Mosa More photos at https://flic.kr/s/aHskLfFQvQ 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

Blanche Lake

October 2, 2016 See trip details at http://rblr.co/LibR See more photos at https://flic.kr/s/aHsm1TNfwU 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 http://rblr.co/LYq1 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