Hidden Pinyon Trail

hidden pinyon

Hidden Pinyon Trail

Andy and I hiked with a few of our friends the other day along Hidden Pinyon Trail, a 1.5 mile loop trail. It’s full of GORGEOUS red rock and little hidden caves. We loved running up the rocks to get ...

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Platypus Hydration Pack

Let’s talk hydration. I’m constantly drinking water on hikes. I’ve had a Camelbak before, but I wasn’t impressed with it. I’m tried a smaller pack, but I didn’t enjoy that either. Then I found the pack that married size, efficiency ...

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every kid in a park

Every Kid in a Park – Free Parks Pass

Every Kid in a Park In 2015, the Obama administration instigated a new movement called “Every Kid in a Park.” Essentially this campaign encourages parents to take their kids to national parks and national monuments. They do this by giving free ...

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Camping in Zion National Park

I am an EXTREMELY spontaneous person when it comes to weekend hiking and camping. The problem with my spontaneity is that camping is very popular in Utah and campsites fill quickly. Zion National Park, among many others, is a favorite ...

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Base Layers – 32 Degrees

Last year, I went snowshoeing for the first time. It was incredibly beautiful, and also very challenging for me. It was freezing at first, but warmed up about halfway through our hike. I started stripping down layers, but of course, my ...

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