Mind Over Mountain

Yesterday I finally did something I had been planning to do for over 4 years. I climbed Mt. Timpanogos. We encountered what I will now forever call, Satan's Cliff of Eternal Hell and Damnation.

A Patriotic Surprise

Then all of a sudden, I saw an American flag vigorously waving in the stiff breeze to my left. I started to walk toward it and then realized it was perched on the very edge of a sheer rock cliff.

Chicken on the Mountain

If you were hoping this post was about some awesome recipe of how to cook chicken while camping out on a mountain, then you will likely be disappointed. Nope, this post is about a 6' 3" chicken. Me.

Finally Made it to Zion!

The view from the Canyon Overlook Trail Every since I have been in Utah, I have wanted to make the trip to Zion National Park. It is located in southeastern Utah. It is about 200 miles from where I live. Ann and I just decided that we would drive down for an overnight. We really … Continue reading Finally Made it to Zion!

My Dam Fear of Heights

On our journey to Chino Valley, AZ to visit my Aunt Lynn, Uncle Jim and cousin Emily and her family, we happened to journey by the Hoover Dam.  I haven't been there since the pickle tour, 30 years prior. A lot had changed. Most notably my insane fear of heights. This is evidenced on the … Continue reading My Dam Fear of Heights

Delicate (and FREAKY) Arch

I cannot believe I did it.  Somehow, I was able to overcome my fear of heights, and complete the hike to Delicate Arch at Arches National Park. I was dizzy from the heights and drenched with sweat.  I was able to take some pix, but hardly what I would have done if I was not … Continue reading Delicate (and FREAKY) Arch