Oh Boy

Small update and stuff. My apartment is pretty much all packed away.  There’s a bunch of small things here and there that I kinda just stare at wondering what to do with and my gear is kind of all over the place, but it’s pretty much done. I’m laying on the floor right now staring … More Oh Boy

Creek Canyon Ridge

A while ago I posted on here with ambitious plans of climbing 12,000 feet and crossing a 40 mile chunk of mountains.  What actually happened wasn’t the funnest time I’ve ever had hiking. I started at around 7:30 and started my ascent from above the state capitol building near Ensign peak, a very modest 10 … More Creek Canyon Ridge

Surprise Surprise

Apparently I don’t have to go to work until July 5th, so that leaves me with a bit of time.  Naturally my first thought was to go backpacking, so I looked around, and first settled on an 86 mile hike, but there’s a section where the trail hits the pavement through a canyon with no … More Surprise Surprise

Desolation Lake

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