Surprise Surprise

Apparently I don’t have to go to work until July 5th, so that leaves me with a bit of time.  Naturally my first thought was to go backpacking, so I looked around, and first settled on an 86 mile hike, but there’s a section where the trail hits the pavement through a canyon with no … More Surprise Surprise

Desolation Lake

The snow is really starting to melt now, which means I have great access to the western side of the Utah mountains, which is my favorite side.  Eastern-facing mountains in the SLC area have foliage more reminiscent of desert brush and offer less dramatic landscapes.  The western sides however have dramatic peaks, rocky outcroppings, lush … More Desolation Lake