If you need to ask you’ll never know

“Is that the mystery of Mystery Canyon?” I wondered, crouched and frozen on a steep, insecure shale slope, “That it sucks?” We had only just dropped off the rim of the canyon and into Death Gully (that’s right, it was called Death Gully) so we could still turn around if we wanted to. Were we […]

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What do canyons and glaciers have in common? Everything.

Everything here is perfectly still. Most of the turns and hollows are cast into shadow, but here and there features and patches of sand are lit up with a soft light. It feels ancient and seems to come from nowhere, even though I know it must come from above. Winding my way through the canyon […]

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Not that kind of Subway silly

We are heading back the other direction, dry suits drenched and hanging off of us, and I can tell Sarah and Carl are both a bit miffed. I am giving myself a silent lashing – if you are going to check the GPS Lindsey ACTUALLY check the GPS. Don’t just glance at it and see […]

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Utah Honeymooning: Mountain Biking

It was months ago that our friends Sarah and Carl casually mentioned that maybe we should all take a trip to Utah after they got hitched in September. “Like, for your honeymoon?” we asked. And that is how Kyle and I ended up accompanying two of our besties to Utah on their honeymoon. You don’t […]

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When it rains it pours

When you plan a trip months ahead of time you have no way of knowing what the weather will be. And so when the trip comes and the forecast is looking less than ideal you have no choice but to grit your teeth and bear it. That is exactly what we did for our family […]

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Road Trippin

On Friday we begin our next adventure, a cross country road trip that will hopefully last a month and a half. This is our first blog post about our road trip, inviting you to look into our plans and excursions, and if you have visited any of these places and have suggestions for hikes, places […]

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