Backpacking Lake Catherine Near Brighton, Utah

So, full disclosure, I didn't actually backpack this hike with all my friends, but all of them did! I went along with them for the hike up as a "guide" of sorts and helped out. My friend decided to run some backpacking basics trips this summer and this was the first trip with a bunch … Continue reading Backpacking Lake Catherine Near Brighton, Utah

Exploring the Hoover Dam On Lake Mead, Nevada

Wow, this is a realllllyyyyyy big beaver dam...at least that's what kept going through my mind! If you're in the area, this is kind of a "must do at least once in your life" kinda experience. It seriously is a wonder of modern technology! I'm glad I had a great tour guide in Karla to … Continue reading Exploring the Hoover Dam On Lake Mead, Nevada

Historic Railroad Tunnel Trail Near Lake Mead, Nevada

Do this trail early in the summer if you're going to do it at all - it gets HOT in Nevada! My friend Karla and I decided to do this trail, starting just after 6am. That was a good call since the overnight low the previous night was a blistering 90 degrees. Not exactly a … Continue reading Historic Railroad Tunnel Trail Near Lake Mead, Nevada

Skiing Honeycomb Canyon at Solitude Mountain

We covered Honeycomb Canyon in the last blog, but this one has a little more photography involved. I trusted myself a little more to take photos here, apparently! Or it was a better ski day. Whichever it was, it yielded some really awesome ski photos! Andrea had never been up the summit lift, and she'd … Continue reading Skiing Honeycomb Canyon at Solitude Mountain

Hiking to Devil’s Castle in Alta, Utah

Want some serious exposure? You'll get it with Devil's Castle in Alta, Utah. This hike is no joke, and definitely not for the faint of heart!