Sound of Silence Hike in Dinosaur National Monument
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Sound of Silence Hike in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument is one of the most unique places on earth, partly because it is home to one of the richest known fossil beds.  There are bones from over 500 dinosaurs and ten species entombed in ancient river sediments called Morrison sandstone.  The remains date back to the Jurassic Period 150 million years ago.  … Continue reading

Foreman Hollow Trail Hike at Daniels Summit Near Heber City, Utah
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Foreman Hollow Trail Hike at Daniels Summit Near Heber City, Utah

While staying with close friends in Heber City, Utah, we set out on a fun Sunday hike in the Uinta National Forest. Their next door neighbors went with us and suggested Daniels Summit, not far from Strawberry Reservoir off of Highway 40 and about a 20-25 minute drive from Heber City. Since that’s my usual … Continue reading

Overlook Trail Hike in Zion National Park
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Overlook Trail Hike in Zion National Park

It was my second visit to Zion National Park and I only had a couple of hours to get in a hike.  I decided to do an early morning drive from Springdale up the curvy Mount Carmel Road.  The scenic road is scenery galore.  It’s magical watching the sun’s glow overtake the shadows in the … Continue reading

Winter in the Wasatch: What to do in Park City and Heber City, Utah
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Winter in the Wasatch: What to do in Park City and Heber City, Utah

From world-class alpine skiing to snowshoeing, snow recreation is endless in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains.  Whether you’re going on a ski vacation to Park City or just want to spend a few days in a winter wonderland, the Wasatch Mountains are easy to get to from Salt Lake City with just a 35-minute drive into the … Continue reading

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