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

5 Fall Hiking & Road Trip Gems in Utah
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5 Fall Hiking & Road Trip Gems in Utah

Fall is a great time of year to explore Utah’s desert and canyon landscapes.  Here are a few of my favorite lesser known areas and trails to explore in the state that I shared on ABC 4 Utah 4pm newscast. WORLD’S LONGEST ART GALLERY: Nine Mile Canyon is remote, but worth the effort.  It’s in … Continue reading

Hiking a Geological Gem in Roxborough State Park
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Hiking a Geological Gem in Roxborough State Park

Roxborough State Park is a gigantic geology jigsaw puzzle.  It’s like the world-famous Red Rocks, which are just up the road, only without the crowds.  I’ve hiked it several times, but on the first hike, I couldn’t help but think I’d stumbled upon a geological gem.  Roxborough State Park is where the prairie meets the … Continue reading

Hiking the Shoulder Season in Breck
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Hiking the Shoulder Season in Breck

If you think May just means mud in the Colorado mountains, you’re wrong.  It’s a transition from snow and the grays and browns of winter to the vibrant shades of green of summer.  The shoulder season as it’s called is a secret season for folks like me who enjoy strolling through a quaint mountain town … Continue reading

The Allure of a Dunes World
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The Allure of a Dunes World

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve fascinate me.  I’ve visited the dunes several times and each time, the largest sand dunes in North America against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains take my breath away.  With the shifting sand, it’s an ever changing landscape. On my most recent trip, as I was heading toward the … Continue reading