The snow is really starting to melt now, which means I have great access to the western side of the Utah mountains, which is my favorite side. Eastern-facing mountains in the SLC area have foliage more reminiscent of desert brush and offer less dramatic landscapes. The western sides however have dramatic peaks, rocky outcroppings, lush … More Desolation Lake
I dunno the name of it, but my dad, my dog, and I all went on an awesome hike today. Out of the summits I’ve done here in Utah, they all had outstanding views but weren’t necessarily pretty hikes. This trail on the other hand just wound through a canyon and plopped you out next … More Something Something Trail
Last week I attempted to climb up Francis Peak again. Exo and I attempted it during the winter but setbacks such as actual frozen feet and cornices at the top thwarted our summit. Since the snow has appeared to have all but melted, I gave it another shot last weekend. This isn’t exactly what … More Francis Peak, my new nemesis
To celebrate my PCT trail-aversary I threw together a 30 mile loop going around a section of reef in the San Rafael Swell in southern Utah. This was my first time going out and hiking a route I had made, and it was a blast. Part 2 will be out next week, I took way too much footage.