Utah’s Mighty 5

  • Thank you, next! (5/10/2019) - While we thought we were on the verge of a committed relationship with Tucson, two flights, thermal temps and a… ...
  • Game of Thorns (5/11/2019) - We rolled like Bourdain today - leaving Gila Bend for a 360 mile trek to Nellis Air Force Base in… ...
  • Prepare for Battle (5/12/2019) - In yesterday's episode of Game of Thorns, Eric washes tubes in buckets trying to find the leaks that flattened his… ...
  • Zion Eyes (5/13/2019) - There's a stretch of road on I-15, about 90 miles north of Vegas in Littlefield, Arizona, where the scrub lined… ...
  • sMiley Pa’rus (5/14/2019) - On any given sunny day in Utah, 12,000+ visitors hit Zion like a Wrecking Ball.  They come for The Climb,… ...
  • Watchman: It All Comes Out in the Wash (5/15/2019) - Start early, end early - a great philosophy for hiking in extreme heat and day-drinking excursions. When it doesn't end… ...
  • Slow Boat to Zion (5/16/2019) - The best cure for a Watchman hangover is slow riding Zion Canyon Drive and people watching your way through the… ...
  • Looking Down On Angel’s Landing (5/18/2019) - After a camp day where heavy rain and wind made great accompaniment to reading, napping, and movies, we were charged… ...
  • Bryce Bryce Baby (5/19/2019) - What do you get when you mix switchback roads, a height size restricted tunnel, snow in the forecast, first come… ...
  • Chasing Waterfalls (5/21/2019) - Neither snow, nor rain, nor cold, nor hail of last night kept us from making our appointed Zion rounds today.… ...
  • Next Time Bring Rope (5/22/2019) - If a trail isn't closed, we've hiked it. Biked to it. Taken a tram to it. Pictured it. Blogged about… ...
  • A Day In The Pits (5/23/2019) - Since beef and kamut soup takes 8 hours of slow cooking, our best while-we-wait activity was 11 miles outside the… ...
  • Wetwalkers (5/24/2019) - Big hike and bikes require rest and stretch, best accomplished with a good book, laundry and a stroll downtown. After… ...
  • YES WE CANyon (5/25/2019) - When your primary vehicles are two wheels and six, any excursion normally made with four has to be "worth it."… ...
  • Capitol Reef – Andacite To See (5/28/2019) - Our two weeks under Watchman's eye gave us a new sense of self. We left at day break with a… ...
  • Ga-Ga for Goblins (5/28/2019) - Hoodoos are out. Goblins are in. Where hoodoos have an untouchable magical and mystical aura, goblins are weird and wild… ...
  • Hit and Run to Moab (5/29/2019) - Life after Zion is starting to feel like a hit and run. Hit the road, run through the sights and… ...
  • Moab Madness (5/31/2019) - Moab is a crazy place. Young men named Aaron live out of their van and work odd jobs to enable… ...
  • Time Arches On (6/2/2019) - Someone said, "It's what we've done that makes us who we are." We think it was Jim Croce. And on… ...
  • Needle Nose Fliers (6/2/2019) - Needles is the definition of the middle of nowhere. When you are standing at Grand View overlook at the Island… ...
  • House Hunters Mesa Verde (6/3/2019) - Around 500 CE, the indiginous people of Colorado's Mesa Valley region were living in underground pit houses and growing beans,… ...
  • Albuquerque 2000 (6/5/2019) - Betty rolled 2000 miles yesterday. That's 26 days in 5 states visiting 6 national and 2 state parks biking, hiking… ...
  • Nuclear Spamway (6/7/2019) - Albuquerque is famous for its history with nuclear power. Sandia Labs, home to the National Nuclear Security Administration, sits adjacent… ...
  • Biking Burque (6/9/2019) - After a month of communing with nature we were ready for livin' la vida local in central New Mexico and… ...