Archive for March, 2011

South Mountain (Herriman)

Posted: 26th March 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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I didn’t feel like taking a major hike today and decided to go back up South Mountain near Herriman, UT. I did this hike several weeks ago but was caught in a fog that prevented me from seeing beyond 100 feet. So I went back for a better look. Although I could see snow falling […]

Big Beacon from Hogle Zoo (Mount Wire)

Posted: 19th March 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Spring is here in Salt Lake City, which means three things: rain, rain and more rain. Oh yeah, and a bit of snow here and there as well, especially in the higher elevations. Actually, it didn’t really rain during my hike today, but it was overcast and extremely windy as the next storm moves in. […]

Breccia Knob (Rose Canyon)

Posted: 12th March 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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A little rough going today. No, not because the trail was particularly long or steep, but rather due to snow conditions. I decided yet again to take my MICROspikes and leave my snowshoes at home. Although I never even put my MICROspikes on, there were a few places where I really could’ve used my snowshoes. […]

Neff’s Canyon (Near Mill Creek)

Posted: 5th March 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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First hike in a long time without a coat or jacket today. I strapped my shell to my backpack just in case, but didn’t need it. Although storms and cooler temperatures are on the way, it was relatively nice today and I can tell Spring isn’t far off. It was overcast but, in places, enough […]