Archive for August, 2011

Island Lake, Uinta Mountains

Posted: 20th August 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking, Walking
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As we get well into August, I’ve been looking for ways to beat the heat. One way is to hike around water. However, there just aren’t that many places to hike around water within Salt Lake County, especially if you are taking dogs.┬áSo I decided to take a rare drive up to the Uinta Mountains, […]

Dog Lake (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 13th August 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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The weather forecast for today called for temperatures in the upper 90s. Since my dog has trouble handling the heat, I decided today to hike again to Dog Lake. Unfortunately, there aren’t a whole lot of lakes one can hike to with a dog in this area. I hiked to Dog Lake last week, and […]

Little Water Peak (Mill Creek Canyon)

Posted: 6th August 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Hiking these past few weeks has just been too hot for my dog so I went back to hike Little Water Peak again (via Mill Creek Canyon) so that we could stop at Dog Lake and cool down. Or, at least the dog could! We drove to the very end of Mill Creek Canyon road […]