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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. So I decided to take a rare drive up to the Uinta Mountains, […]

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. […]

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, […]

Early Snow (Butterfield Canyon)

Posted: 26th October 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Walking
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Today, I again decided to take the dog walking up Butterfield and allow her to chase the deer and other animals up here. For the first time in a while, portions of the mountains contained white patches of snow. It wasn’t deep enough to require snowshoes or anything like that, but definitely had the feel […]

Butterfield Canyon

Posted: 5th October 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Walking
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Just a short walk today up in Butterfield canyon.