On my recent Burr Trail Loop Hike, I tried to save time by taking a shortcut to bypass a portion of the creek just below the Boulder Creek Narrows. If you watched the trip video, you know that I got frustrated when I got near the end of the route… Continue reading
Spring 2016 definitely didn’t turn out like I imagined. After months of planning, I scrapped my “Bryce to Canyonlands” itinerary due to a lingering ankle injury as well as schedule complications. Then more logistical conflicts doomed plan B as well. After Plan C seemed less than ideal, I ended up… Continue reading
Poverty Wash is a tributary of the East Fork of the Virgin River just east of Zion National Park. The lower end includes a scenic section of narrows and is strongly suggested as a diversion for anybody hiking The Barracks. It only takes 30-45 minutes roundtrip to hike up through… Continue reading
Part of the Hayduke Trail Reference The official route of the Hayduke Trail climbs out of The Barracks via a very steep gully just downstream from the Misery Canyon tributary. IMHO… this is not the best way. Many others likely agree as this gem of a canyon has been frequented… Continue reading
The video from my 20-day, 320-mile trek from Zion to Capitol Reef from earlier this spring. If you prefer to just see the highlights, there’s also the up-tempo short version with music (7+ minutes). And, If you haven’t already, check out the full trip report.
I’m finally back to my computer and getting a chance to assemble some of my photos/video from my recent Zion to Capitol Reef Hike. The full trip report is still in process now done, but before that I put together a stand-alone video for Day 18 — the day I… Continue reading
This is a throwback report for my 3-day trip to Death Hollow in November 2008. Death Hollow had long been a destination on my TODO list. For some reason or another it never managed to make the itinerary despite my passing the area on countless occasions. With a short break… Continue reading