Posts Tagged ‘rose canyon’

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. […]

Mid-Week Hike in Yellow Fork (Rose) Canyon

Posted: 15th February 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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I managed to get a short mid-week hike in today. It was a blustery day without much sunshine. Although the weather has been well above average lately, it definitely got a little chilly in the wind. I drove up Rose Canyon (behind Herriman) at the South end of the valley. If you take the road […]

Freezing New Year’s Day (Rose Canyon)

Posted: 1st January 2011 by Jonathan Wood in Snowshoeing
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With very cold temperatures and nearly a foot of new snow, I knew I’d need my snowshoes for today’s hike. The weather felt brutally cold when I got outside. However, pushing myself uphill in fresh powder definitely warmed me up! You have to be careful when it gets this cold. You need to ensure you’re […]

Breaking Out the Snowshoes (Rose Canyon)

Posted: 26th November 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Snowshoeing
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My hikes have all been last-minute recently. That is, I didn’t know where I was going to hike until the morning just before the hike! Normally, I try and plan my hikes more in advance so I can post them on Trail Calendar. The problem is that we’ve been kind of between hiking and snowshoeing […]

Rose Canyon

Posted: 5th November 2010 by Jonathan Wood in Hiking
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Well, Summer got a reprieve this week. After colder temperatures and snow in the Salt Lake valley last weekend, the temperature were up around 70 degrees this weekend! I had planned to have one last hike up Butterfield Canyon today before they closed the canyon, but I was too late. As I entered the canyon, […]