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Zion Narrows Hike, UT

2017-09-14T09:49:03-07:00October 26th, 2013|Utah|

Looking warm and dry, David, Amber, Adam, Adina,Mike, me, Dan and Vicki.  (Missing David Russell, who volunteered to take the photo.) We each had a poleas high as our shoulder and matching water shoes.Cheered by a [...]

Mike gets dunked in Moab!

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 22nd, 2013|Utah|

Our good luck paddle clap at the start of ouradventure.  See Mike's orange kayak with thelunch cooler strapped onto the back?  That madehim just a little vulnerable to sneak attacks.And down he goes!  One of [...]

RAppelling and RElaxing in Moab, UT

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 20th, 2013|Utah|

Our rappelling wall looks pretty intimidating fromthe bottom, eh?  Karen and Olav from Norwayhad never done this before - great job, everyone!Anchor set, harness snug, grip secure.I'm ready to walk backwards down the wall.Taking a [...]

Dead Horse and Arches in Moab, UT

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 17th, 2013|Utah|

Three Amigos - Mike, Jack and Olav met in Air Force pilot training in Phoenix back in 1971. Fiery Furnace fins at Arches beckon with shade, a precious commodity when the outside temperature was over 100 [...]

Bryce Canyon Views

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 12th, 2013|Utah|

Breathtaking Bryce Canyon - life on the edge!Originally named "Bryce's Canyon"after Mormon settler Ebenezer Brycewho left Scotland as a pioneer withhis wife Mary.  Homesteading the"land that nobody wanted" in 1875, he declared his canyon, "a hell of [...]

Hell’s Revenge Jeep Trail Moab, UT

2017-09-14T09:49:06-07:00April 4th, 2013|Utah|

Hells Revenge is rated DIFFICULT.  Dangerously steep climbs and descents over sandstone domes and ledges.  Good pucker factor.About 5 minutes into our trip we stopped to scoutthis trail.  Straight up scary slickrock!Mike centered the jeep [...]

Moab, Utah

2017-09-14T09:49:06-07:00March 30th, 2013|Utah|

Our bench at Dead Horse Point, where Mikepopped the question.Closeup of the plaque, complete with the view!Celebrating on top of the best 150 yard marker, ever!  I shot a 76 (9 handicap) a personal best :)Aron [...]

Men in Moab!

2017-09-14T09:49:07-07:00September 6th, 2012|Utah|

After a 6am takeoff from Vegas, the guys areS-T-R-E-T-C-H-I-N-G out the calves on the uphill climb to the top of Corona ArchAlways a pretty good pucker factor when yourfeet just start to dangle in the air...They [...]

Cataract Canyon

2017-09-14T09:49:08-07:00July 2nd, 2012|Utah|

Cataract Canyon flows through Arches National Park, connecting the upper ColoradoRiver to Lake Powell.  A great preview to theupper Grand Canyon.  Floating through the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, and under Dead Horse Point.  Thanks, Brian [...]