Bryce to Bears Ears Hike Trip Report

In spring of 2021 I hiked nearly 500 miles from Bryce Canyon to Bears Ears*! It was a really great hike and I was happy that I accomplished most of what I set out to do including going through several “new-to-me” spots. It felt awesome to be back backpacking in Utah… Continue reading

Video: Escalante to Monticello 2010

Video of my return to southern Utah to explore a different route across the SE portion of the state. Video captures highlights of the 16-day, 248-mile trek from Escalante to Monticello including Grand Staircase Escalante, Harris Wash, Silver Falls Canyon, Capitol Reed, Lower Muley Twist, Henry Mountains, Trachyte Creek, Dark… Continue reading

Escalante to Monticello 2010 — Part 2

Day 6 Started the day by heading out cross-country to the East. I was not able to get up the side canyon as I had hoped, so I had to retreat to an area where a rockslide allowed me to climb to plateau top. Once up on top it was… Continue reading