Archive for May, 2011

Butterfield Canyon

Posted: 28th May 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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After a pretty aggressive hike last week, I went back to Butterfield canyon again today. As I often do, I took the ridge that runs along the south side of the main canyon road. The Salt Lake weather continues to be pretty unpredictable as rain was again in the forecast. But the weather turned out […]

Big Beacon (Mount Wire) from Hogle Zoo

Posted: 21st May 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Nice weather today as I headed up Big Beacon (Mt. Wire) from the small parking lot across the street from Hogle Zoo. It had rained all week but the Sun was out today, and the hillside looked a bit greener than it normally does. Although a bit shorter, this is probably the steepest route to […]

Rose Canyon in Herriman

Posted: 14th May 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Beautiful day today as I again headed up to Rose Canyon. It looks like Summer has finally settled in. And, even though my dog struggled with the heat, the overcast skies and cooler breeze felt amazing. I drove to the small parking lot at the very end of Rose Canyon. From this parking lot, you […]

Granduer Peak (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 7th May 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Walking
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Today was definitely feeling more Summer-like as I headed up Mill Creek Canyon and hiked from Church Fork to Granduer Peak. This is a somewhat more aggressive hike and, while the temperatures remained warm, the amount of snow increased as I climbed closer to the peak. While the¬†warmer weather definitely brought out the hikers today, […]