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Climbing Nature & Hiking

2023-12 Arizona Trip

December 23-30, 2023 Winter in the Rocky Mountain West has been lackluster this year, not just in comparison to our record breaking year in 2022-23, but in general. Depending on the SNOTEL station, we are sitting around 75% of median, not terrible, but we also haven’t gotten appreciable snow in about three weeks. Not the […]

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Climbing Nature & Hiking

2023-11 Thanksgiving

For the second year running we were in St. George for Thanksgiving. Similar to last year we pre-cooked all of our Thanksgiving Day dinner so all we needed to do was reheat things. The weather mostly cooperated, but we did get a day of rain on Friday unexpectedly. This put a little damper on our […]

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Ski

2023-04-23 Henry Mtns Skiing

April 23, 2023 Keeping the winter vibes and skiing theme going, Carly and I headed south to tick off a ski zone that I’ve wanted to explore since reading about it in the Utah ski guidebook. The main allure of the Henry Mountains is their status of some of the most remote and undisturbed terrain […]

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Climbing

2023-02-04 & 05 Zion Ice

Until near the end of January the ice season around Utah had been pretty lackluster. The warm atmospheric rivers that were pummeling Utah with snow and making the ski season all-time were keeping temps warm at low elevations. I hadn’t been out more than a handful of times as a result. Then in the first […]

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Climbing Nature & Hiking

2022-11 Thanksgiving

The long Thanksgiving weekend put us in St. George with friends to do some bouldering and trail running. We did get a bit of roped climbing in as well, but only a few pitches due to being overcast and chilly that day. But the bouldering and trail run were great. We opted into a hotel […]