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2021-07-05 Craters of the Moon National Monument

The Fins climbing is more of an afternoon place when the weather is warm because it gets direct sun at nearly first light. After scouting around there we figured we’d check out Craters of the Moon National Monument before heading back to Salt Lake City. The National Monument is only about 45 minutes from the […]

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2020-05-30 Beat the Heat in the Uintas

May 30-31, 2020 The weather in the Salt Lake Valley is starting it inexorable crawl up the thermometer. Saturday saw the highest average temp ([max+min]/2) in May thus far recorded. We decided to beat the heat and get a quick trip to the Unitas where the temperatures were in the mid 70’s. We left Saturday […]

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2017 July 4th in the Tetons

July 1-4, 2017 We spent the extra long weekend in the Tetons.  While the weather was generally good it was a bit hot and we didn’t climb much.  What we did climb we bailed 1.5 pitches into because of a thunderstorm.  Still a fun trip and was able to explore some areas we weren’t familiar […]

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2017 April Fools

April 1-2, 2017 Just a quick post to share some images from a recent ski/climbing trip to the desert.  Yup, the desert for climbing and skiing.  Outside Moab, UT are the La Sal Mountains, with many peaks topping 12,000′ they are even higher than the Wasatch outside our front door.  We gambled on the weather […]

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Best Photos of 2015

I’m not going to spend time waxing poetic on 2015 and all the enjoyable times, places, and people that I’ve experienced in 2015, even though I had all of those. ┬áNew Year’s resolutions are typically not my thing, but I will try one in 2016–more time outdoors and less doing everything else. Here’s ten of […]