Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Canyon country never fails to put me in a constant state of childlike awe. Grand Staircase-Escalante is a prime example with sprawling canyons. On this trip, we made a special effort to navigate over to the Zebra slot canyon and the Tunnel slot. The Zebra, was the slimmest I’ve been in. I actually couldn’t safely… Continue reading Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Unusual attractions

There are two gas stations I’m particularly fond of in Utah. The first is Jackass Joe’s UFO Jerky. It is just off I-70 at the Crescent Junction exit. It’s a perfect spot to get some snacks before heading south to Utah or further west. It also has some fine Root Beer. The second place is… Continue reading Unusual attractions

Alaska 2018

Last July, I went to Alaska with Keya and my family. We had a family reunion on an Alaskan Cruise. While the cruise was certainly nice, I much preferred being off ship. The majority of photos are taken when Keya and I did some exploring, camping, and hiking during the stops.

Ghost towns, mountain passes, a wildfire, and a Corgi

Obviously, I have to lead with the picture of Pueblo the Corgi. I mean look at this little buddy! Last weekend, right after the Fjallraven Classic USA, Keya and I met our friends, Veronica and Evan, near Jefferson. Then we headed up some mountain passes to find ghost towns! We started on Boreas Pass on… Continue reading Ghost towns, mountain passes, a wildfire, and a Corgi