The Subway via Russell Gulch, Zion, October 2011

Posted by on Oct 23, 2011
The Subway via Russell Gulch, Zion, October 2011

After my trip down Mystery Canyon on Thursday, I was feeling ready for more big raps and beautiful Zion Canyons. We had a permit to do Behunin Canyon on Friday but I woke up to a wobbly lower back. I slipped a disc a few years back and every now and then it gets pretty ...

Mystery Canyon, Zion, October 2011

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011
Mystery Canyon, Zion, October 2011

Mystery Canyon, what a name. From my perspective as a noob canyoneer, it seemed quite untouchable. That was until I got an invite to join some friends on a trip through it. Tim had won a Mystery permit for the 13th and by chance, I had a permit to do The Subway on the 15th ...

The Wedge & Hidden Splendor, October 2011

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011
The Wedge & Hidden Splendor, October 2011

The San Rafael Swell is a big place. So I suppose it’s a bit odd that this trip report takes place mostly in two opposite corners of The Swell. But that’s just the kind of trip it was. Not a lot accomplished but a relaxing time none the less.

Three Canyon & Moonshine Wash, September 2011

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011
Three Canyon & Moonshine Wash, September 2011

Ahhhh, September. After getting my fill of the mountains, I was itching to get back to the desert and do some good old-fashioned car camping. Long nights, campfires, good food and good friends. How can you go wrong? For this trip we decided to up the ante a bit from the usual day hiking adventures ...