Backpacking in the Needles District of Canyonlands NP

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I have been to the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park before, but when a friend suggested we make it the site of our annual spring backpacking trip, I had no hesitation agreeing to it. There aren’t a lot of … Continue reading

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Backpacking Coyote Gulch in Grand Staircase Escalante

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About two weekends ago, some good friends and I had a chance to realize some long standing plans. After nearly 6 years of toying with the idea, we finally went backpacking in Coyote Gulch. If you haven’t heard of it, … Continue reading

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Brighton 2013: a good posse and some good times on the snow

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The winter of 2012-13 has not been much to write home about. In fact, if it weren’t for last year’s highly disappointing snowfall totals, this season might come off as a real dud. However, it’s not all doom and gloom: … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the River

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It’s been over two months since my trip to visit family and friends “back home” on the East Coast. It’s wild to think that one short week could generate so many great memories, but I suppose that’s the silver lining … Continue reading

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NFL Week 11 Picks

So much chatter about “putting your name on it.” The great Herm Edwards approves. Put your name on it, as in, the nameless source in the Jets locker room that said Tim Tebow is terrible. Everyone wants a name on … Continue reading

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Week 9 NFL Picks

Ah, NFL midseason…a time rife with talk about the firing of any number of head coaches. Thursday night’s game featured two coaches on the hot seat: Norv Turner and Romeo Crennel. Norv staved off his turn at the guillotine with … Continue reading

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Escalante Adventure: Calf Creek and Amazing Slot Canyons

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Fall in the desert is an amazing time. Temperatures are mellow, the slots are usually dry, and beer just tastes better. Lucky for me I was able to carve out some time between classes and work to make an escape … Continue reading

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