Archive for June, 2011

Neff’s Canyon/Mount Olympus Ridge

Posted: 25th June 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Today was an interesting day. I’ve been extremely busy with computer stuff and really wanted to get a workout in the mountains today. The forecast was calling for highs near 90. I handle the heat pretty well but my dog doesn’t.¬†We started by driving to Bells Canyon, which has some reservoirs that could keep the […]

The Terraces to Bowman Fork (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 18th June 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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After taking a casual hike yesterday, I wanted to do something more today–but not too much. With the weather getting warmer, I went for a North-facing slope with plenty of trees for shade. This took me up Mill Creek Canyon to the Terraces picnic area. I took the trail through Bowman Fork. (See map below.) […]

Walk at Cedar Hollow

Posted: 17th June 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Walking
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Something different today as I took a more casual walk with my dog, a friend, and his dog in the Cedar Hollow area near Kamas. We actually walked up an ATV trail. However, after encountering a couple of ATVs early on, we were lucky not to see any more and had a nice, quite hike. […]

Butterfield Canyon

Posted: 11th June 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking

And once again I headed up to Butterfield Canyon today. Lately, I’ve been alternating each week between a “more substantial” hike and hiking along Butterfield Canyon. Me and my dog like Butterfield but I also like to vary my hikes. Each Butterfield hike is nearly the same right now because the gate is closed at […]

Elbow Fork to Mount Aire (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 4th June 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Today was a beautiful day to be in the mountains. For the most part, the Sun was shining and temperatures ranged from a little too warm to a little too cold. You can’t ask for more than that. I was thinking the gate (part way up Mill Creek Canyon) opened on June 1, but apparently […]