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A relatively short, but very strenuous, downhill climb on the historic Grandview Trail brings you to Horseshoe Mesa. Here you can rest for the night, grabbing one of the campsites near the mesa edge, and enjoy the evening light while … Continue reading
Leaving Shaw Arch behind us, we continue on down the canyon towards the San Juan River. The hiking is relatively easy, the trail simple enough to follow or you choose to just stay in the wash. A bit of exploring … Continue reading
Just below the confluence of Collins Canyon and Grand Gulch one must pass through the “Narrows” in order to continue on down toward the San Juan river. The first time I visited here, I walked right through it not even … Continue reading
For the last few years now, I’ve been able to take a week off, usually in April, for a week-long backpacking trip with the same group of friends to some southern Utah locale. It is something I start looking forward … Continue reading
It’s January and time to start dreaming about spring backpacking trips, rock art panels, cliff dwellings, canyons, canyon wrens and desert wildflowers. At least, it is for me.