Hike Guide: Balanced Rock and Red Slot

The Balanced Rock and Red Slot are two amazing off-the-beaten-path spots to see in an off-the-beaten-path area. By that I mean that many hikers who visit the remote region (the Upper Paria) actually stick to the river corridor and skip the short diversion required to see theses spots. IMHO anyone hiking… Continue reading

VIDEO: Floating thru Dinosaur

Ever wonder what goes on during a rafting trip? Well this video trip report features a bunch of the day-to-day activity from my six-day rafting trip down the Yampa and the Green Rivers through Dinosaur National Monument this past spring. This unique opportunity to float one of the few remaining… Continue reading

Video: Hackberry and Upper Paria Exploration

This past spring I completed a series of “shorter” hikes instead of doing one big thru-hike. Here’s the video trip report for the first hike where I explored up Hackberry Canyon and then the highlands above the Upper Paria: Continue reading

Havasu Falls Hike

FYI — Hike Video now posted as well. I’d never done the Havasu Falls Hike in the Grand Canyon because it always seemed like a bit of a circus in my humble opinion: there’s a crazy permit system, exorbitant fees, over-crowded camping, and hoards of obnoxious people all fighting to… Continue reading