Hiking Ruth Lake in the High Uinta Mountains, Utah

December was a long month. I promised in my last blog that I'd continue with some new trails from the Uintas and here we are at last. As is the case with many people during the Christmas season, I lost track of time and focused on things other than my blog. Now, after a nearly … Continue reading Hiking Ruth Lake in the High Uinta Mountains, Utah

Backpacking to Jordan Lake via the East Fork Duchesne River Trail, High Uintas, UT

Ahh, the beauty of this trip! This was an excellent backpacking trip in Utah, and the first trip I did overnight without my car out West. I know, sounds a little weird right? I wish I'd gotten out backpacking years earlier during my time in Utah but, as it turned out, that just wasn't in … Continue reading Backpacking to Jordan Lake via the East Fork Duchesne River Trail, High Uintas, UT

Sunrise at Mirror Lake in The High Uintas, Utah | A Journal Entry

Ahh, Mirror Lake! There are dozens and dozens of lakes with this name all across the country and even two lakes named Mirro Lake in Utah. It's a classic for a reason! This lake is a popular spot for camping, walking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, and collecting wild mushrooms. It's also the spot of … Continue reading Sunrise at Mirror Lake in The High Uintas, Utah | A Journal Entry

Hiking Sunset Peak in Utah at Sunset

Ahh, a yearly hike for me, it seems. Sunset Peak is one of those hikes I return to year after year, season after season. It holds one of my favorite views in the Wasatch and was one of the first major summits I did here as well. However, I had never hiked this trail at … Continue reading Hiking Sunset Peak in Utah at Sunset

Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, WY

Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is one of the iconic destinations of all travelers in Yellowstone. It's one of the poster photos for the park, and one memory I remember so fondly that it graces the walls of my room as a beautiful photo. I don't often print my work, so when I … Continue reading Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, WY