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 […]