FIRST TIME AT BRYCE CANYON

I have now completed the BIG FIVE national parks in the Utah: Arches, Zion, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and now, Bryce Canyon. Without knowing it, I think I saved the best for last.

Hiking Season is Well Under Way!

This is one of the best times of year for me...the beginning of the non-snow hiking season. I am sharing some of the fun pix from the early hikes thus fa

Beauty in the Land and in the Humanity

Obviously, the location was remarkably beautiful, at times breathtaking. What was surprising to me was how absolutely kind, thoughtful, safe and hardworking the many people with whom we came in contact were.

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.

Buffalo Peak and Surprises

Our goal today was to get to the top of Buffalo Peak. In May, we made up to the base of the last steep push to the peek. However, Ann and I were so distracted by the flowers, as shown in the post from May, that we ran out of time and said we would have to come back and do it again.

Eastern Utah – A Whole New World

I love to learn. I love to travel. I love the outdoors. I love to explore. I love to take pictures. I was able to do them all in abundance on a camping trip this week.