Category: Utah

  • A week in Moab – can’t help but have fun!

    Moab is my second “happy place” (behind Tofino) in North America. I just can’t get enough of the laid back lifestyle and amazing rocks. It doesn’t hurt that when we come in the late fall it is still summer like weather and it’s almost guaranteed that I can wear shorts and swim outside! We had […]

  • 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… […]