Archive for December, 2010

Christmas Above Herriman (Herriman)

Posted: 25th December 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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I didn’t want an epic hike today but found a nice short one in the hills above the houses of Herriman, UT. I didn’t want to spend too much time hiking but wanted to find a nice steep hill to get a little bit of a workout. I drove into Herriman and drove South along […]

Neff’s Canyon (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 18th December 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Snowshoeing
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A little more snow this week, with more Winter storms on the way. Today, I took my snowshoes for another hike up Neff’s Canyon.   Things continue to be rather stressful for me and I haven’t been feeling as strong on my hikes. When I have a lot going on, it sometimes takes effort to get […]

Columbia Bugathermo Boots (Gear Review)

Posted: 18th December 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Gear Review
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As Winter settles in, trying some new Winter boots sounded like a great idea. And I got a pair of Columbia’s Omni-Heat Electric Bugathermo Winter Boots. These boots are heavily insulated and even include a small electric heater that runs on batteries! They are breathable, water-proof, well constructed and the tread provides good traction. And they’re […]

The Terraces to Bowman Fork (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 11th December 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Snowshoeing
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Took the snowshoes again up Mill Creek Canyon. I could’ve easily got by with MICROspikes, even when we got to where there was a bit of fresh powder on the ground as the trail was pretty much packed. This time of year, the Terraces picnic area is gated so we parked and begin the hike […]

Birch Hollow/Terraces Loop (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 4th December 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Snowshoeing
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The snow has settled in for the Winter here in Salt Lake so there’s no more wondering about whether or not there will be snow conditions on my hikes. I decided to do a loop that I’ve done during the Summer. The loop starts at the Birch Hollow trailhead, heads East until it crosses the canyon […]