Amethyst Basin, Uintas, July 2011

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011
Amethyst Basin, Uintas, July 2011

My first backpacking trip to the Uintas was a 3-day trip into Amethyst Basin way back in 2003. I was SO hooked. On that trip we camped at Toomset Lake and day hiked up through Ostler Lake and BR-24. We had planned on day hiking up to Amethyst Lake as well but we spent so […]

Potter Lake, Uintas, July 2011

Posted by on Jul 6, 2011
Potter Lake, Uintas, July 2011

2011 may be one of the craziest years of late season snowfall that Utah has ever seen. The Mirror Lake Highway, often open by Memorial Day weekend had just barely opened on June 30th. Snow was sticking around like it was late May. But I was determined to not let it stop me from getting […]