Category Archives: Southern Utah

Grand Gulch III, Kane to Collins 11/15

Nov. 9th-15th, 2015 42 miles with pack, lots of scrambling without Grand Gulch, the place has held a special place in my memory bank since the last time I walked through it 38 years ago.  In the late 70’s relatively … Continue reading

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The Hayduke Trail (The Burr Trail to Hite), 10/12

Part Two- Burr Trail to Hite Oct. 22nd-26th ~70 miles walked Day 8 49 degrees the low and still at daylight but the wind blew like hell again last night and the clouds were passing through all night, must be … Continue reading

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The Hayduke Trail (Hole-in-the-rock Road to the Burr Trail), 10/12

The Hayduke Trail  Oct. 15th-26th 2012 Hole-in-the-rock Road to Moab?  Not Quite The Plan: To begin with you have to understand that the ~800 mile long Hayduke trail is not a trail as most people think about long trails.  It … Continue reading

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Canyonlands N.P. (Needles District), 11/11

Nov. 2nd-4th This trip was much more than just about backpacking in Canyonlands, but that was the kernel around which we planned what was to be Dottie’s last backpacking trip.  More than a year ago Dottie sent a message from … Continue reading

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Upper Paria River/Hackberry Canyons Loop, 11/10

Nov. 11-17, 2010 ~50-54 miles with pack, plus 28 miles in dayhikes/side trips Gear List (I started out under 30# with a weeks food!) After last years incredible Lower Paria River hike we just had to go back and explore … Continue reading

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Wire Pass/Buckskin Gulch/Paria River/Lee’s Ferry, 11/09

Nov. 1-6, 2009 44.5 miles plus side trips Gear List The hike down Buckskin Gulch into and on down the Paria river canyon to the Colorado river at Lee’s Ferry is maybe the most amazing walk I have ever done … Continue reading

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