Kanarra Creek and Cedar Breaks, August 2011

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011
Kanarra Creek and Cedar Breaks, August 2011

This is going to the be first of two trip reports from a 3 day weekend to the Zion area that I took with Audra over the weekend. We left Salt Lake Friday afternoon with just enough time to make it to Cedar Breaks National Monument for sunset. The clouds were looking awesome for a […]

Long Lake Loop + Island Lake, Uintas, August 2011

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011
Long Lake Loop + Island Lake, Uintas, August 2011

It seems like Priord Lake will elude me this year, at least for the month of August. Once again I planned a 3-day trip up there and once again complications stopped me. On last weekend’s trip to Kermsuh Lake I came down with a really nasty summer cold that held on through the week. By […]

Kermsuh Lake, Uintas, August 2011

Posted by on Aug 9, 2011
Kermsuh Lake, Uintas, August 2011

Kermsuh Lake. It doesn’t have all that much going for it when you compare it to the other two basins accessed from Christmas Meadows. The others have have better campsites, more lakes, less rugged terrain and faster fishing. But Kermsuh just has a special character that I appreciate. I first visited it last August on […]

Ibantik Lake, Uintas, July 2011

Posted by on Aug 2, 2011
Ibantik Lake, Uintas, July 2011

I was fortunate to get out on a short backpacking trip with Bill and his son, Lanik, over the weekend. For those that don’t know, I’ve been picking away at a college degree over the last 5 years. And finally, after countless night and online classes I’m almost DONE (last class ever on 8/3! woohoo!). […]