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

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

6 Things To Do at Oktoberfest at Snowbird, Utah

Oktoberfest in Utah is one of the best celebrations of the year. It takes place at Snowbird Mountain Resort from August until October. Food, games, shops, and of course, beer, are all part of this long celebration! So, why go? Read now!

Paddle Boarding at Deer Creek Reservoir, Utah

Deer Creek Reservoir is one of the larger reservoirs in Utah. It sits behind the Wasatch Front, just north of Provo and south of Park City and Hever City. It takes about 45 minutes from Sandy, Utah, 1 hour from Salt Lake City, 30 minutes from Park City, and 25 minutes from Provo. On a … Continue reading Paddle Boarding at Deer Creek Reservoir, Utah