Hiking Cecret Lake via Albion Meadows, Utah

Resort and features 1,256 feet of elevation change. This trail features is best used from mid-May to late September and features wildflowers, a grassy meadow, chances to see wildlife, and a lake with views of the Wasatch Mountains.

Snowboarding Brighton Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

Wow, wow, wow!! Brighton sure is a beauty, and I've gotten to experience it to nearly the fullest with the Spring Pass this year. I didn't buy a full season pass anywhere this year, and perhaps that was for the best. I've gotten to ride at Beaver Mountain up in Logan, Utah, tear down some angelic runs at Heavenly Mountain, and then finish it off with over seven days at Brighton this year. It's certainly been quite the season for me this year!

Snowboarding at Heavenly Mountain, Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada

Snowboarding at Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, California! Well, I must say, snowboarding at Heavenly in Lake Tahoe is, well, pretty heavenly on a good snow day! The first day was less than optimal, unfortunately, but that's early March for you. January and February seem to be the best days to go! However, we … Continue reading Snowboarding at Heavenly Mountain, Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada

Exploring Spruces Campground in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah | Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Spruces Campground up Big Cottonwood Canyon just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah is one of my favorite places to go! It's one of the best places for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and has lots of access to backcountry ski routes.

Exploring Big Cottonwood Canyon in Salt Lake City, Utah

The engine hums through the canyon as tires filled with salt and sand roll on black asphalt. The canyon turns and winds through a carved out path through a beautiful canyon, filled with high mountains on either side and breathtaking lookouts from time to time. The drive is mostly silent, save for the occasional oncoming … Continue reading Exploring Big Cottonwood Canyon in Salt Lake City, Utah