We hiked in the 1.7 miles up to the intersection of the pipe and the end of one section of the trail. We dropped our packs and climbed up the steep path that houses the pipe
Phighting the Phobia
I woke up this morning more excited than normal. I was excited because I knew I was going to explore a new trail that I found last week.
The Fiery Cliffs of Noynac Ovorp
I figured if I was going to risk my life on the narrow passageway, I might as well do it when I am most fortified and motivated.
Fear can by crippling. Fear can change our lives. Fear can make us do things that simply do not make sense...Fear itself is not our real problem.
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.
Unveiling Merriment by Climbing the Falls
A climb up Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon provides an amazing experience and a few surprises.
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