Heading up to the Timp

  A year into life in Salt Lake City and I hadn’t been for a hike yet…and Mount Timpanogos, the second highest peak in the Wasatch Range and one of the most prominent peaks in the region, would make for a great first one.  That was the rationalizing that got me out of bed at 3:30am after …

Mtn Biking: Steamboat

  Steamboat Bike Park                                    

Sundial

Waking up the day after the Tour de Satan bar crawl, I had little intention of doing much, especially anything physical.  Following a lax morning, I was biking around doing some errands, when I got a call from Marmar seeing if I wanted to do some climbing with him and Roxanne.  Quickly forgetting about my …

Bike Repairs

    A lot of times mountain biking is awesome and it looks like this:   But sometimes it doesnt…Will Parrett encountered the bad side of biking his first time out this season.  Riding on his brand new Ibis Mojo HD3 – Will cracked his frame.  While I can’t imagine how I would react if …

Lake Powell 15

Brighton Patrol – 15

  With the lower snowpack and warmer temperatures this winter, the backcountry skiing throughout the Wasatch was certainly not in ‘Prime’ conditions throughout the year.  However; my focus on getting stronger at touring and better at working my touring set-up (fueled by the type of eagerness one can only have when its their first winter …

Dusk Patrol

After a year of early morning dawn patrols, meeting up with a crew for an after work ‘dusk’ patrol was definitely a weird feeling.  Aided by the longer daylight hours and encouraged by a day-time storm, we set off from Grizzly Gulch parking lot with an open mindset – hoping to test out the conditions …