Happy Friday

Posted by on Jan 29, 2010 in FridayHaiku | One Comment

Sun and snow and wind. Singletrack would be quite nice. Snow will have to do.

Missing the Red

Posted by on Jan 28, 2010 in Bike, St. George | 12 Comments

Back in Yonder Times when targets were painted red and white, folks would have contests trying to hit that target with various forms of weaponry. Mostly primitive projectiles (since it was Yonder Times) like spears and bows. And perhaps an atlatl. When a competitor hit the white part of the target, which was worth fewer […]

Ski Touring American Fork Canyon

Posted by on Jan 27, 2010 in Ski, Wasatch | 7 Comments

American Fork Canyon* has some incredible backcountry skiing. However, because it resides in Utah County (far from the majority of ski tourers) and especially because of the long approaches, many requiring snow machines, AF Canyon sees minimal backcountry traffic. Recently I have started to explore its touring options because, well, I feel it is my […]

The White Room

Posted by on Jan 26, 2010 in Photos, Ski | 3 Comments

Not Camp Lynda

Posted by on Jan 25, 2010 in Ski | One Comment

With Camp Lynda having been rained out, but still amped for big hours in the outdoors, I had a winter binge over the weekend; Wasatch style:

The Dawn Patrol

Posted by on Jan 20, 2010 in Photos, Ski | One Comment

First, First Tracks

Posted by on Jan 19, 2010 in Ski | 4 Comments

The late winter of 2009 saw a most remarkable, although not uncommon phenomena occur in the Wasatch Mountains. That is, a complete and utter downpour of fantastically light, fluffy, creamy, and otherwise incredible powder. Snow totals jumped 15% in a matter of days. And what followed was a veritable feeding frenzy of backcountry exploration and […]

My Favorite Things (2009)

Posted by on Jan 18, 2010 in Outdoor | 7 Comments

You may have noticed that 2009 has come and gone. 2010 is staring us in the face, blankly and expectedly, waiting for us to fill its pages full of wonder and awe and triumph. 2009 was a good year for me. There were challenges, and tragedies. There were great days, and some that were not […]

That Essay Project (Excerpt)

Posted by on Jan 13, 2010 in Bike | One Comment

The following is an excerpt (first draft) of an ongoing essay project that I have recently started to devote more time to. It is my hope that whatever it is that that project becomes, will materialize in its final, and public form sometime this year. As I have evolved in both my abilities (hopefully) and […]

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