Hiking Sulfur Creek in Capitol Reef National Park

The weather has not been cooperating here in Capitol Reef National Park—it’s been very windy. I remember a hike Karen and I did here several years ago where the wind just whipped down the canyon we were in and sand-blasted us. Trying to keep the grit out of our eyes was pretty hopeless. With that […]

Little Wildhorse Canyon

Little Wildhorse Canyon

We left Moab today and headed to Torrey for a couple of days in Capitol Reef National Park. On the way we stopped for a hike into Little Wild Horse Canyon, just outside of Goblin Valley State Park. This is a slot canyon. It’s not the narrowest (I didn’t have to take […]

Canyonlands Needles District hike

Slick rock hiking in the Needles

Mark spent quite a bit of time looking for a scenic, 5-6 mile hike that the kids could do in the Needles district. His first suggestion was for me to take the Ridgeline 3.5 miles into Salt Creek Canyon and then hike from there. However, the road was closed […]