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Spring Classics- 8 Weeks, 8 Adventures in Utah

Spring Classics- 8 Weeks, 8 Adventures in Utah

It happens every year in Utah – winter’s death knell tolls and skiers mourn the melting snow. Spring, however, gives rise to the best time of year for outdoor recreation in the state. Mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, canyoneering and backpacking fill the void winter leaves behind. Spring is the signal for our migration towards […]

Etching a Wildflower Sketch

Etching a Wildflower Sketch

The transformative first night’s sleep of a camping trip feels like having turned over my adventure Etch A Sketch, shaken it and then woken in the morning with a clear screen on which to create a new drawing. Shortly after the sun has risen over the red rocks, I walk the quick mile up Red […]

Castleton to Corn- A Spring Climb/Ski Weekend in Moab

Castleton to Corn- A Spring Climb/Ski Weekend in Moab

Standing on the summit of Castleton Tower in April, the snow-covered slopes of the La Sal Range seemed close enough to touch. We could hardly wait to be shredding perfect corn on Mt. Tukuhnikivatz the next day. This was that magical time of year in Southern Utah when safe and stable mountain snowpack coexists with […]

Canyoneering Robber's Roost Country- By Air!

Canyoneering Robber’s Roost Country- By Air!

Flying over the Utah landscape is always an eye opener for me. I find myself pinned to the window, amazed by the point of view from the air. No matter which way you are coming from there is always some amazing topography to take in. I love scoping out the dirt roads, as you always […]