I fought Sasquatch. Who’s next?
Monthly Archives: April 2014
By chance, Emil, one of our old trip partners (now living in Whistler) had a few days off and came back to Banff. He was one of the four others I did the Wapta Traverse with so the entire Wapta alumni all got together at … Continue reading
Canyoneering is the technical descent of canyons through rappelling or downclimbing. It seemed like a great way to find some solitude in popular Zion. It also seemed like a great way to really connect to the landscape as you’re pretty much … Continue reading
Zion National Park was a bit of a black hole in my research before we left. I hadn’t researched any hikes or specific things I wanted to do there. Suz had researched a bike trip west of Zion and I had … Continue reading
We set the tent up at Calf Creek, a lovely canyon outside Bryce National Park. Bryce is quite a bit higher in elevation and much colder too. We woke up with ice on our sleeping bags and frost on our … Continue reading
Our next bike adventure was up the infamous “Amasaback,” A steep and narrow grind up a few thousand feet of vertical starting from the Colorado River and finishing atop a huge mesa overlooking Canyonlands National Park. Above: Another sign designed … Continue reading
We woke up from our desert campsite ready to tackle the legendary slickrock trail. The trail started just a few meters from the tent so we slowly unthawed ourselves and made some coffee and porridge on the camp stove. The … Continue reading