Snowshoeing Nobletts
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Snowshoeing Nobletts

In the past few days it has dumped snow in the mountains of Utah.  While staying with my friends Pam and Earl, we decided to hit the trail when the clouds cleared.  So after yoga and brunch, off we went to get in a short afternoon snowshoe. Our pick for a snowshoe – Nobletts Trail … Continue reading

Stroll Along the Provo River
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Stroll Along the Provo River

Serene – that’s how I would describe a stroll along the Provo River, especially after a welcomed morning rain.  Twelves miles of the Provo River flows through Heber Valley.  This section of the river is known as the Upper and Middle Provo River and offers some of the best fishing in Utah. This world of … Continue reading

Drawn Back to the “Deserted Valley”
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Drawn Back to the “Deserted Valley”

Have you ever been to a place that immediately whisk you away into mystical serenity?  That’s what you experience at Hovenweep National Monument.   I first visited this magical spot right after my brother passed away in late May 2016.  I guess a stop at a place with “weep” in the name on a trip … Continue reading

Klutz on Skinny Skis
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Klutz on Skinny Skis

Sometime you’ve gotta reach out and hug a tree.  That was my tactic on a particular downhill while Nordic skiing recently in Utah.  Couple of things happen when you cross country ski with me:  you’re going to laugh at me; I’m going to laugh at myself; I’m likely going to squeal while going too fast … Continue reading

Sunset From Below Sea Level
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Sunset From Below Sea Level

Magical, stunning, spectacular, mesmerizing, fantastic, breathtaking – all wonderful ways to describe a sunset in Death Valley National Park.  But, watching sunset from 282 feet below sea level in Badwater Basin will leave you speechless. Standing in the lowest spot in North America and watching the sky turn from shades of yellow to pink and … Continue reading