Hike the Frary

What is the Frary you ask? Frary Peak is the highest point on Antelope Island. NOW is the time to take this hike – trust us! Last year when Steve & James (Dad & Brother) did this hike towards the end of summer, it was so blazing hot and there was NO SHADE whatsoever, that…

No Bugs = Antelope Island in the Winter

Many of you, even the ones who live in Salt Lake City, have never been to the Great Salt Lake. That is just crazy! Some of the excuses given are that it is stinky, it is desolate and it has lots of bugs. Well sometimes that is true but it still shouldn’t stop you from…

Looks like a Gooseneck….

So, many people have heard of Horseshoe Bend in Arizona, well Utah has its own version! Go to Goosenecks State Park in South Eastern Utah. This is a very short detour on your way to Monument Valley and in this same area are many, many Indian ruins (have you heard of the Bears Ear Controversy…

Lava Tubes in Snow Canyon State Park

Yes! Lava Tubes! Utah! St. George is a popular destination for Spring Break here in Utah. While you are in the area get out and explore some of the beautiful surroundings, Snow Canyon State Park is a must. It is beautiful with black lava rock  on the ground and the red stone cliffs surrounding you….

Fresh Pow = Snowshoe

Get out those snowshoes and get hiking. The mountains in Utah just got a few inches of fresh powder so the conditions are perfect for a little fun. Just drive up one of the many canyons and pick a trail. We enjoy Big Cottonwood Canyon and Donut Falls. There can be a lot of traffic…

The Labyrinth Near St. George

When you are planning spring break in St. George why not see a few things you haven’t before. What is a Labyrinth? Well it is like a maze and it is fun to explore. It is a large circle that has a way in to the center and then one back out. The one near…

What the heck is Shedding?

We are not talking about your hair on your head or your dogs fur. We are talking about WILDLIFE!!!! Shedding is going out in the back country and gathering Moose, Elk and Deer antlers (or horns) the wildlife have “shed”. Antlers are awesome, especially shed ones so you don’t have to kill the animal. Shedding…

Let’s See Moose

With all the snow our great State of Utah has received this winter, the Moose are on the Loose. You can practically drive up almost any canyon in the Wasatch Front and see Moose. We took a drive this week up the South Fork of the Ogden River which in just a 10 mile stretch…