Chimney Canyon, April 2012

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012
Chimney Canyon, April 2012

In April 2012, we went backpacking to a very unusual destination in the San Rafael Swell; Chimney Canyon. It’s truly one of the most unique places and hikes I’ve ever done. Here’s a few photos, check out the full trip report with tons of photos in the trip report I posted in the backcountrypost community. […]

Maidenwater, Trachyte and Swett Canyons

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012
Maidenwater, Trachyte and Swett Canyons

In April 2012, Nate and I went on a great point-to-point backpacking trip through the desert canyons north of Bullfrog, Utah and Lake Powell. These canyons are not frequently travelled and it showed. We saw no one in three days and 26 miles until literally the last mile before the end of the hike. I […]

Little Death Hollow, Escalante

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012
Little Death Hollow, Escalante

Little Death Hollow has been on my list for a long time. Once I even started hiking it but turned back near the trailhead because it was so late and we weren’t really prepared for it. So it was awesome to finally do the whole thing this year with the return trip via Wolverine Canyon. […]

Sand Creek, Escalante

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012
Sand Creek, Escalante

Went on a short backpacking trip in Escalante in early spring conditions. Pretty cold out so we wanted to stay dry and avoid hiking in and out of water. Sand Creek hit the spot. It’s just a few minutes outside of Boulder, UT off of Highway 12. Really a great early spring hiking and backpacking […]