Hiking Lower, Middle and Upper Emerald Pools, Zion National Park

Hiking Lower, Middle and Upper Emerald Pools, Zion National Park

The day before I hiked Zion National Park I sat in the comfort of my hotel room and watched the local news.  As I sat snuggled in with Boomer by my side I watched a news story about some hikers who were caught in a flash flood, in Zion, near … Continue reading

Hiking the National Parks When You Hate Hiking

Hiking the National Parks  When You Hate Hiking

I am not a fan of hiking. Alright I’m not going to lie to you – I hate hiking. Pretty much the only way you can get me to go is to promise me a grand finale photo of awesomeness at the end of the hike… sweeten the deal by … Continue reading

A Driving Tour of Kolob Canyons, Southern Utah

Kolob Canyons Utah

The drive down to Southern Utah, our final destination for the day, was an exciting one! We had one last stop at Kolob Canyons before calling it a night and dealt with challenging ground to sky lighting and downpours. I was white knuckled the entire drive as my tires were near … Continue reading

Wasatch Brew Pub and Brewery, Park City Utah

Wasatch Brew Pub and Brewery, Park City Utah

After finishing up at the Olympic Park I decided to take my moody ass to downtown Park City and try out a local brewery I had been reading about, the Wasatch Brew Pub. I poked around the shops on the main street until I decided it was socially acceptable to … Continue reading

Touring the Utah Olympic Park, Park City Utah

Touring the Utah Olympic Park, Park City Utah

In the winter of 2002 Utah hosted the Olympics. I did not go and could kick myself for not attending – my home state of Idaho boarders Utah – I could not have gotten much closer. How often are the Olympics in your home country anyways (actually quite a bit … Continue reading

Road Tripping Idaho, Utah and Montana

Road Tripping Idaho, Utah and Montana

Below is the itinerary that I used for our Fall 2013 road trip through Idaho, Utah and Montana. Over the next few postings I will share stories from our travels. Be sure to check back often so you don’t miss any of our adventures!