Upper and Lower Black Box Canyons

Time for another Flashback Report. This time we’re going waaaaaay back to 2004 and a trip to the Black Box Canyons. It was back in an era when I was working way too much and thus tried to pack as much fun as possible into short trips. It was also when… Continue reading

Hayduke Reference Update 2021

Once again I’ve dedicated some time over the winter to update and add content to my Hayduke Reference in hopes of assisting “Haydukers” looking to hike that long-distance route. Most of this work happens “behind the scenes” without getting published as official blog posts, thus I thought I’d make this post to… Continue reading

Hayduke: Through the Needles

  For thru-hikers traveling through the southern portion of Canyonlands there are many options for traversing the Needles District. I get a few emails every year from those doing the Hayduke Trail asking which is the BEST route. IMHO there really is not a “bad” way through the Needles, but it’s hard… Continue reading

Hindsight of 2020

“Well… that didn’t go as planned.” I’ve uttered those words before regarding a hike, but I’ve never had that feeling about an entire YEAR! I had big plans for 2020, but by late February I was in a weird state of “wait-and-see” only to watch a series of surreal events… 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