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Hike the La Verkin Creek Trail to Kolob Arch in Zion National Park

We hiked to Kolob Arch in Zion National Park on La Verkin Creek Trail. We started at Lee Pass Trailhead and did the 14 mile hike in Kolob Canyons in 1 day.

Bluejohn Canyon, UT: Hiking the Slot Canyon Where Aron Ralston Lost His Arm

Bluejohn Canyon, Utah, gained fame after Aron Ralston amputated his arm there. We hiked to the slot canyon where he was trapped for 180 hours.

Little Wild Horse Canyon: Yikes! We Got Caught in a Flash Flood in a...

We got caught in a flash flood in a slot canyon in the Little Wild Horse Canyon in Utah. It was sunny outside and no rain was forecast. We had to climb out the canyon walls.

Scout Lookout in Zion National Park: Hike the West Rim Trail

We hiked the West Rim Trail to Scout Lookout at the base of Angels Landing in Zion National Park. Here are photos of the trail and the route it takes.

Creede, Colorado: One of Colorado’s Hidden Gems

Creede, Colorado is a tiny mountain town with a rich historic mining history. Drive the 17-mile Bachelor Loop to visit old mines along the way.

Crosby Canyon: Getting to Lake Powell’s Shoreline by ATV in Utah

Crosby Canyon provides an OHV road to access the shore of Lake Powell. See gorgeous sandstone cliffs in this remote area. Dispersed camping is allowed.
View of Shafer Trail Road in Canyonlands National Park

Shafer Trail Moab: Mesa Tops to River Bottoms in Canyonlands National Park

We drove the Shafer Trail Moab road in Canyonlands National Park. The scenery from the top of the mesa to the canyon floor is amazing!
Beautiful Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon: How to Visit the Natural Wonder in AZ

Antelope Canyon near Page, AZ is one of the most photographed locations in the US. It can only be visited with an approved tour guide as it is on Navajo Nation land.
Hike to Morning Glory Arch via Grandstaff Trail in Moab

Morning Glory Arch: Hike the Grandstaff Trail in Moab, UT

We hiked to the Morning Glory Arch on a scenic hike through Grandstaff Canyon in Moab, Utah. It's an easy hike with a rewarding view at the end of a natural arch.
window rock along shelf road

Shelf Road: Scenic Bike Ride from Canon City to Cripple Creek in Colorado

Bike downhill along the Shelf Road from Cripple Creek to the Bank Campground. The scenery is stunning, including old mines and amazing rock formations.