Month: October 2013

  • Nevada – full of surprises

    We were heading into Nevada specifically to go to Reno and paddle the Truckee Whitewater park. It was taking us 12 hours out of our way but the pictures looked amazing and the write-ups all said that water flowed year round… It was an interesting geographical change from Utah, as we drove into the Great […]

  • A weekend off in St. George, Utah

    Hunter hit the wall last week and announced that he was exhausted and needed a day off! His request was at least a day with a) no driving b) no biking and c) no hiking or walking… Geez – you’d think he wasn’t on vacation or something! He announced this while in Zion and we […]

  • Canyoneering in Zion National Park, Utah

      Zion National Park is a wonder of colours – blue skies + red rocks with a little orange, yellow and green thrown into the mix with the fall trees. We drove from east to west through Zion, getting to drive the Zion tunnel right down the middle (for a small $15.00) park fee along […]

  • Canyoneering – Peekaboo & Spooky Slot Canyons, Escalante Utah

      We came canyoneering in the Grande Escalante region 3 years ago and had the misfortune of arriving days after a major flood, which washed out a number of the key access roads. Top of our list that trip was the Peekaboo / Spooky canyons, which are a set of family friendly canyons that run […]

  • Hog Spring Trail, Utah – In search of a waterfall…

      After our 2 1/2 hour wandering at Leprechaun Canyon, we decided to check out swimming hole at Hog Spring Recreation Area. In the guide book it was written up as an easy 30 minute hike along a stream to a waterfall and swimming hole – perfect for Hunter’s tired legs and our sweaty selves… […]