Husband to my best friend and father of three great kids who love to get out and see the world from the trail. We all have wanderlust and are always looking forward to what is over the next mountain and around the ne...

Coyote Gulch With The Family

Took my wife and three kids (18,15, and 12) down Coyote Gulch over fall break. We started at 40-Mile Ridge and scrambled out at Jacob Hamblin Arch. What a spectacular place, especially after Arrowhead Canyon. The scramble out was difficult (especially with packs) but luckily, someone had fixed a rope for this popular weekend. The scramble out is just before Jacob Hamblin Arch but you really should go around the bend and see the backside of the arch, that is the best view and photo op. The water running down the Gulch is very silty and difficult to filter. But, there are many springs along the way. We filtered water at Arrowhead Canyon. Don't miss the "Black Lagoon" at the head of that canyon. There are supposed to be petroglyphs there too but we couldn't find them. Bucket list location for sure. Awesome trip.

Hammock Overnighter

We did this hike on August 5, 2016 and it was great. We got a late start due to some thunderstorms in Big Cottonwood Canyon and got to the lake about 8:30. On the way, we saw two very large mule deer bucks and a young bull moose. The moose showed up at the reservoir and hung around all night (at one point passing within 15 yards of our hammocks in the dark). We hung the hammocks in the aspens on the north side of the lake. We got up around 9:00, had a bite to eat and were out by 11:00. Trail was busy on Saturday with hikers and MTB'rs. Very picturesque hike. We loved it.

Oxbow Bend

This is a great paddle. Tons of wildlife, great backdrop, and calm water. We liked it so much that we did it twice on our family trip to Teton NP. We put in at the dam and pulled out at the confluence with Pacific Creek. It was no problem finding a ride back to the car at the dam.

Crystal Geyser

While we didn't see the geyser we went by the during our family float of the Green River through Labyrinth Canyon. I can't believe the Labyrinth/Stillwater Canyon floats aren't on here yet. Spectacular!

Kings Peak

Great backpack trip with my 13-yr old son.

Little Wild Horse/Bell

Awesome hike but very popular now that they have paved the road to the parking lot. For a bit more adventurous hike with far fewer people keep driving past the Parking lot for about three miles to a parking lot for the Ding/Dang Canyons loop. Don't miss Goblin Valley State Park or Crack Canyon

White Rim

Did 80 + miles of the White Rim over two days. One of the best trips of my life.