Tag: hiking

11 Practical Tips To Thrive In A Wilderness Emergency

One day, hiking in the Utah wilderness I found myself in a bit of a sticky situation (The Day the Desert Tried to Kill Me). Luckily, I had basic essentials like food, water, and sun protection. There were some items, looking back, that would have come in handy.  It can happen. A traveler can only have luck for so long until something goes wrong.

Bryce Canyon and It’s Hoodoos Utah Trip Part III

My fellow adventurers and I had packed up our belongings in Zion and headed to Bryce. It took about two hours of straight road, nothing complicated – after trying to find a spot in Zion, we wanted to be super early with the hope of not fighting for a site.

Barefoot in the Paria Utah Trip Part I

Today I am going to talk about a magical, lonely place somewhere between Page, AZ and Kanab, UT. As you approach the pull off there is a parking area and a sign highlighting the Grand Escalante Staircase (National Monument).

Badass Arizona History: The Note Pad of the Ancients

V-Bar-V Ranch south of Sedona, AZ hosts one of the largest, most prolific example of Beaver Creek Rock Art. The site consists of over one thousand images spread over thirteen rock panels.

Badass Arizona History: Petrified National Park

Badass History Arizona

Kate Swavely the Travel Scout visits Petrified Forest National Park in Holbrook, AZ. Home of the brilliant rainbow tree fossils.

A Cow Who Won Her Freedom – Stories From the Front Seat

Kolob Terrace road cuts behind Zion National Park. As you drive through the winding roads and grassy plateaus you gain about three thousand feet in fifteen minutes. At the bottom the temperature is in the 80’s – hot – as you are in a desert. I…

The Day the Desert Tried to Kill Me – Stories From the Front Seat

I always chronicle stories when good things happen – but what about when it goes wrong?

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