The most popular hike in Zion Nation Park is Angels Landing. It’s a strenuous 8.7 km (5.4 miles) hike with an altitude change of 453 m (1488 ft). It has long drop-offs. The last section is along a steep, narrow ridge with chains set up as handrails. That’s not the trail we did. Continue reading Hiking in Zion
We had no camping reservations in Zion National Park, one of the busiest parks in the United States. Continue reading Adventures in camping – Zion style
Traveling is about getting out of your comfort zone and doing new things. I had never gone canyoneering and what better place to start than in the famous slot canyons of southern Utah. Continue reading Canyoneering in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
Goblin Valley State Park is like a little secret. Hidden at the end of a 16 km (10 miles) road off Utah state road 1016, it feels completely remote, as though events in the rest of the world could never affect this little gem.
We went there for two reasons: Continue reading The night Goblins blew into our tent
A classic in Arches National Park is the sunset trek to Delicate Arch. It’s about two miles with some significant climbing up a bulge of slick-rock. Continue reading Hiking in Arches National Park
Say Moab to anyone really into bikes and they will immediately think of mountain biking on red slick-rock along canyons that seem to have been imagined for a Wile E. Coyote and the Roadrunner cartoon. Well, the creator of that cartoon didn’t make it up, he went to Moab. Continue reading Moab moabulous
I liked Denver a lot. It has a great vibe. I’m trying to figure out why and it all comes down to the people. People in Denver seem to enjoy life. Of course, location helps Continue reading Denver