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.
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.
Summer Fun is the best fun. This post covers a backyard music fest, tubing the Provo River and multiple hikes.
After hiking up the hill, I discovered that there was a lot more to the trail.
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.
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
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.
Sometimes being in the wrong place works out fine. My hike today was an example of that.
I completed my longest hike of the year today - 12.2 miles. My previous best was 8 miles. The purpose of today's hike was distance, not climbing. I can proudly say - MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!
I had some great hikes this week. Here are some of my favorite snaps from 3 different hikes during the week.