Mossy Cave Trail

We drove north from Page to hit Bryce Canyon and Zion up in Utah.  We were quite surprised to run into snow!  I suppose it was May and that wasn’t out of the realm of possibility but we weren’t prepared from a clothing perspective.  But we layered up and made the best of it.  As […]

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Antelope Canyon

Also in Page, AZ is Antelope Canyon.  There are actually two sections of this canyon, Lower and Upper.  We went to Lower which is less busy and (I think) cooler to look at.  These canyons are formed by flash flooding.  Fast moving water is what has carved them over time – that’s what leaves the […]

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Glen Canyon Dam and Horseshoe Bend

From Sedona, we traveled to Page, Arizona to see Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon (future post).  We also took a river tour below the Glen Canyon Dam that took us around Horseshoe Bend – a totally different perspective form the top!  Page was a small town, seemingly dependent on tourism for most of its economy. […]

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Cathedral Rock

Once we finished up at the Grand Canyon, we drove to Sedona, AZ.  Sedona is an awesome little town that completely caters to tourists.  There are a wide variety of restaurants, breweries, artist shops, souvenir stores, and lots of other pleases to spend your time.  We took a Pink Jeep Tour which was a ton […]

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The Bright Angel Trail

My son and I hiked down into the Grand Canyon on the Bright Angel Trail.  We only went about a half mile down the trail but the experience was amazing.  It was a series of switchbacks that went down the canyon wall.  They were narrow at first but quickly became broad enough for people to […]

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Grand Canyon Rim Trail

There isn’t much one can say about the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.  The pictures really speak for themselves.  Everyone knows the iconic natural wonder of the world.  I must say that the Rim Trail is very well done.  The trail itself is paved and, as you might imagine, follows the rim of the […]

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Gear List

As hikers generally love to talk gear, I’ve added a Gear List page that I’ll be using to track the gear I’m using and some of my backup / older stuff.  The list is always available right from the top menu.

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