VIDEO: Coyote Buttes South | Paria Plateau Loop Part 4

And now for the final episode in my Paria Plateau Loop Hike series. This installment features a continuation of my trek across the sandy plateau from White Pocket to more crazy and scenic sandstone formations at Coyote Buttes South and others parts of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. Highlights include desolate… Continue reading

VIDEO: White Pocket | Paria Plateau Loop Part 3

And now for Part 3 of my Paria Plateau Loop Hike. It features trekking across the sandy plateau and seeing some interesting geology and other sites along the way such as Button Pocket, Middle and Lower Reservoirs, The Cowboy Hat, Hole in the Rock, Pottery Butte, and more. The highlight… Continue reading

VIDEO: Paria Canyon | Paria Plateau Loop Part 2

Here’s the second video from my Paria Plateau Loop Hike. It features hiking down the narrows of Paria Canyon and visiting a few diversions along the way. It’s the second time I’ve hiked this section and I enjoyed it as much as the first. This time I didn’t continue to… Continue reading

VIDEO: Buckskin Gulch | Paria Plateau Loop Part 1

Here’s the initial video from my Paria Plateau Loop Hike. It features hiking through the entire Buckskin Gulch aka “the longest slot canyon in the world!” It’s the third time I’ve hiked the full Buckskin, but the first time actually making a video about my hike. It was an exceptionally… Continue reading

Bryce to Bears Ears Video Series

I know I’ve been MIA for a while, but… …now I’m back AND I’m finally ready to share my latest video series! It covers my spring backpacking trip where I hiked for about 30 days and 500 miles across southern Utah from Bryce Canyon National Park to Bears Ears. The… Continue reading

VIDEO: Bryce to Bears Ears Preview and Q&A

Here’s the initial video from my Bryce to Bears Ears Hike. It’s a relatively short “preview”, but it’s actually a little longer than I’d planned because there were so many good bits that I wanted to share! My traditional full-length trip-report-style video series will follow soon. I’ll update this page… Continue reading

Video: Hot Day in the Valley of Fire

On my way back from Utah in late August I made a quick stop in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada. I knew it would be warm, but… didn’t expect it to be 112-degrees-crazy-hot! Nonetheless I had a good drive through the park and did a few short hikes including my… Continue reading

More Kanarra Creek: 360-degree Video and Gallery

Sharing some more content from my short hike to Kanarra Falls last month. NOTE: if you haven’t already had a chance, be sure to check out the standard video I posted a few weeks ago. 👍 Now one can now take a “virtual hike” with me via the 360-degree video. Click… Continue reading

Video: Sequoia Upper Kern Basin

Still waiting for an opportunity to get back to Utah, I opted for a “local” 9-day hike through Sequoia National Park to the Upper Kern Basin and Lake South America and back through the Kern Canyon and Golden Trout Wilderness. I say “local” as I could do this entire hike… Continue reading