Category Archives: Outdoor

The Four Peaks

A insolent disregard for mountains is one thing the Four Peaks will cure you of. Me of, anyway. Showed up at the Lone Pine trailhead around 9:00 am on Sunday, feeling rather hung over. Didn’t know much about the Four … Continue reading

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Sunrise on the Supes

5:41 am. Sunday, October 3rd, 2010. Awaiting sunrise atop the Superstition Mounatins. Four million people, spread out in the valley below me. Yet not a soul for miles. Ed Abbey writes, Exultemus! Gloria in excelsis nihilo! In the east, the … Continue reading

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Rivers

Having seen the San Rafael Swell from the top (i.e. from the Wedge Overlook), I decided it was time to see it from the bottom. I rented an inflatable kayak from the Carbon County Rec Center, waited for some rain … Continue reading

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ugly duckling

I’m kayaking down the Price river, running the section between the Scofield Reservoir and the UT 6. I’m cold–a logjam a few miles upriver dumped me. The sun’s out, but the day is cool–especially when wet. The sun reflects off … Continue reading

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Rockin’ in the Wind Rivers

Little known fact about me: I play a mean air guitar. My burgeoning talent generally goes unrecognized–I only play for the most choosiest of audiences. On Thursday, the spirit came upon me. And I played–like a man possessed. Played with … Continue reading

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