Below are pictures, dates and descriptions of some of our favorite hikes.

Temple Mountain - San Rafael Swell

Canyon by Spotted Wolf
San Rafael Swell
April 1, 2005

The sheep bridge
Above Moonshine slot canyon.
April 8, 2006

Above Black Dragon Wash
in the San Rafael Swell
Aug. 17, 2003

Moonshine Wash Adventure
What an adventure!
Oct. 29, 2006


Sometimes a hike turns out to be more of
an adventure than is anticipated.
Oct. 29, 2006

Ripples in the Mud

The designs of nature are fantastic.

How deep the canyons of the
San Rafael Swell can be.
April 2006

Climbing to the top of the highest point in the
San Rafael Swell - The Knob
April 22, 2006


Liza and I were the girls who made it to the
top of the Knob!
April 22, 2006


Our caching friends and we climb the
Wickiup - San Rafael Swell
Oct. 29, 2005

Climbing on all fours up the steep terrain
to the top of the Wickiup.
Oct. 29, 20005

Dry Canyon in Alpine
We old people whooped the youngsters!
Aug. 6, 2005

While in Dry Canyon, we had a near disaster with one of the hikers who slid down a granite slope.
Aug. 6, 2005

Dry Canyon in Alpine- We hiked through a jungle and bushwhacked over the tops of thick shrubs to get to the top.

Almost to the top of the Knob
San Rafael Swell
April 22, 2006

A long perspective from the top of the
Knob in the Swell
April 22, 2006

A great shot of the Wickiup
San Rafael Swell
Oct. 30, 2005

Left Hand Fork
Down a steep canyon and back up
July 10, 2005

By Swasey's Canyon
San Rafael Swell
April 23, 2006

Hiking up the Reef
Spotted Wolf Canyon
Mar. 27, 2005

Take delight in small triumphs
Hiking is the best!
Mar. 27, 2005

Placing the Seven Wonders of the Reef Caches

March 26, 2005

Dewayne makes it to the top of the mountain.
Sure glad he carries that rope for me.
March 26, 2005

This is a scary, skinny part of the hike above Spotted Wolf in the Swell.
Mar. 26, 2005

Looking down into the Black Box
in the San Rafael Swell
Oct. 30, 2006

Another view of the Black Box Canyon
by Swasey's Leap
Oct. 30, 2006

Warming Fire by Triple Canyon
After getting soaked during a hike
March 25, 2005

Our little fire gets doused when a
sudden stream from a storm flows
through our location.

Favorite Yellow Trees
San Rafael - Triple Canyon
Oct. 28, 2006

On the way to the top of the
San Rafael Swell
March 13, 2005

Little Cottonwood Trail
Little Cottonwood Canyon
July 15, 2006

Old Sawmill
Little Cottonwood Canyon
July 15, 2006

On our way back from
Million Dollar View in the Swell
Oct. 28, 2006

Shady Hike
Little Cottonwood Canyon
July 15, 2006

Eight hour hike to
Top of the Reef
March 12, 2005

Little Cottonwood Trail

July 14, 2006

Hike in the Swell
Fall Geocaching Event
Oct. 28, 2006

To the top of the Reef
with John & Liza
March 12, 2005

Butterfield Canyon Hike
View across the Valley
Oct. 22, 2006

Hike near Moab

Feb. 6, 2005

Night time view of
The Wickiup
May 13, 2006

Beautiful leaves
Butterfield Canyon Hike
Sep. 10, 2006

More color from
Butterfield Canyon Hike
Sep. 10, 2006

Hike by Moab
On the way to Camelot
Feb. 6, 2005

Hike by Fisher Towers
Moab
Feb. 6, 2005

Antelope Island Hike
with Geocacher friend, Doug
May 6, 2006

Scared by a sudden uprising of a
Buffalo!
May 6, 2006

Fisher Towers Hike
Moab
Feb. 5, 2005

Logan Canyon Hike
to the oldest tree
June 10, 2006

The view from the top of the mountain
Antelope Island hike
May 6, 2006

From the top of the mountain
Antelope Island
May 6, 2006

Beautiful winter day hike around
Moab
Feb. 5, 2005

Interesting hill
Moab
Feb. 5, 2005

A rocky hill
Moab
Feb. 5, 2005

Red mountain
Hiking in Moab
Feb. 5, 2005

A snowy hike
Moab
Feb. 5, 2005

Logan Canyon Hike
Looking for the oldest tree
June 10, 2006

Up the hill by our camp
Fish Lake
July 28, 2006

Golden field
Fish Lake
July 28, 2006

Placing a cache during a hike
Little Cottonwood Canyon
July 16, 2006

We made it to the top of
the Knob!
April 22, 2006

Beginning of 13 mile hike
Sid's Mountain
Oct. 8, 2004


On the way to finding a route up
Sid's Mountain
Oct. 8, 2004


Nature surpasses any manmade beauty.
Sid's Mountain
Oct. 8, 2004

Inside the cabin on
Sid's Mountain
Oct. 8, 2004

A cool rock we found on our
Sid's Mountain hike.
Oct. 8, 2004

Timpanogas Cave hike

Oct. 2, 2004

Beautiful red
Timpanogas Cave hike
Oct. 2, 2004

Hike up Neff's Canyon

Sep. 25, 2004

Hike around a dinosaur museum
Vernal
Sep. 19, 2004

Vernal Hike

Sep. 19, 2004

Cow Brain Hill Hike

Sep. 6, 2004

Triple Canyon Petroglyphs

Sep. 5, 2004

Hiking in the rain at
the San Rafael Swell
Sep. 4, 2004

Watching the water flow at
San Rafael Swell
Sep. 4, 2004

Moose Encounter
Secret Lake Hike
Aug. 21, 2004

Secret Lake
Little Cottonwood Canyon
Aug. 21, 2004

Secret Lake Hike
Little Cottonwood Canyon
Aug. 21, 2004

Pretty flower I found
Hike by Bear Lake
August 14, 2004

Deer Valley Hike
Big Cottonwood Canyon
July 6, 2004

Hike onto a hill
by the Salt Flats
July 5, 2004


Six mile hike across the Salt Flats
HOT!
July 5, 2004


Found on a hike by
Justesen's Flat
June 12, 2004

Flowers in the Desert
San Rafael Swell
June 12, 2004

Hike to an intriguing spot
San Rafael Swell
June 12, 2004

Go to the Swell in June to see
Beautiful Blooming Cactus
June 12, 2004

Lizard Encounter

June 12, 2004

Looking for Gold Coins by Delta
All night adventure
June 6, 2004

Hike by Chimney Rock

May 30, 2004


Cane Creek Road
by Moab
May 29, 2004

Sunset on the Swell
by Justesen's Flat
May 1, 2004

By Goblin Valley
Cool Cache
May1, 2004

Interesting landforms
By Goblin Valley
May 1, 2004

Two Goblins
Goblin Valley
May 1, 2004

Cool Reflections
In the Swell
April 9, 2006

Flower on
Red's Canyon Road
April 30, 2004

Cool Slot
Moonshine Wash
April 8, 2006

Flat Top in the Swell
We climbed this.
April 18, 2004

Found this on an
80 mile wheeler trip
April 19, 2004

What the arch looks like
up close
April 19, 2004

Another picture of
Flat Top
April 18, 2004

San Rafael Knob
Highest point in the Swell
April 18, 2004

Lots of rocks
On the way to the Swell
April 4, 2004

On the way back from
Phoenix
Jan. 31, 2006

Butterfield Canyon
Hike in the snow
Jan. 21, 2006

Snow Shoeing
Mineral Fork
Dec. 30, 2005

More Snow Shoeing
Mineral fork
Dec. 30, 2005

Foxilla in the Swell
What's that?!
Sept. 4, 2004

Hike in the snow
To Lake Blanche
November 5, 2005

Red, White & Blue
Lake Blanche
November 5, 2005

Cold clear Lake Blanche
November 5, 2005

Cold steps
Lake Blanche
November 5, 2005


Red and White
By Lake Blanche
November 5, 2005


Christmas time
in the Mountains
November 5, 2005

Beginning our Trek
To Lake Blanche
November 5, 2005

Climbing the Wickiup
San Rafael Swell
October 29, 2005

Autumn Hike
Butterfield Canyon
Oct. 22, 2005

Mine at
Copper Globe
San Rafael Swell


Noami Peak
By Logan
Sep. 3, 2005


Trees growing out
of Rocks?
Sep.3, 2005

At the start of our hike
Naomi Peak
Sep. 3, 2005

On our way to
Naomi Peak
Sep. 3, 2005

Five Mile Pass
West Desert
April 7, 2007

On our way
Sid's Mountain
Oct. 8, 2004

Great hike up
Mineral Fork
April 9, 2004

Hike up
Butterfield Canyon
Sept. 6, 2006

Cool Sheepherder Formation
Fish Lake
July 30, 2006

Interesting Spring
Mendoza, Argentina
Aug. 7, 2003

Small Slot
San Rafael
March 12, 2005

By Fisher Towers
Moab
Feb. 5, 2005


Above Spotted Wolf Canyon
San Rafael
March 25, 2005


Sid's Mountain Hike
San Rafael
October 8, 2004

Triple Canyon Treat
San Rafael
March 13, 2005

Going up the Rock
Sid's Mountain
October 8, 2004

Hiking Zion's Narrows
January 30, 2004

Deep Water
January 30, 2004

Skinny Dipping Pool
October 9, 2004

Famous Sid's Mt. Cabin
San Rafael
October 8, 2004

Skinny Ledge
San Rafael
April 24, 2006

Near Copper Globe
San Rafael
April 22, 2006

Wild Horse
San Rafael
April 21, 2006

Bell's Canyon
Little Cottonwood
October 22, 2005

Photoshop Magic
Little Cottonwood
October 22, 2005

Stake Property Flower
Soldier Summit Area
July 3, 2003

Near the Wickiup
San Rafael
Nov. 24, 2005

By Green River
San Rafael
April 21, 2006

Emerald Pool
Bottom of Eardly Canyon
Oct. 24, 2003

Rainstorm in the Swell
Triple Canyon
Nov. 2, 2004

Horseshoe Canyon
By Green River
March 13, 2004

Top of the Reef
San Rafael Swell
March 22, 2003

Beautiful Canyon
Zion Narrows
January 30, 2004

I wasn't cold!
Zion Narrows
January 30, 2004

Before our hike
Zion Narrows
January 30, 2004

Ice and Snow
Zion Narrows
January 30, 2004

Cool Old Oven
By Castle Dale
March 21, 2004

The Wedge Overlook
San Rafael
March 21, 2004

Moonshine Wash
San Rafael
March 12, 2004

Pulling Bob Up
Moonshine Wash
March 12, 2004


Ascending the Pour Off
Moonshine Wash
March 12, 2004


Right before Getting
Soaked!
March 12, 2004

The Beginning of
Moonshine Wash
March 12, 2004

Horseshoe Canyon
March 13, 2004

Big Sky, Montana
Feb. 6, 2004

Beautiful Big Sky
Feb. 6, 2004

On the Way
Big Sky, MT
Feb. 5, 2004

Beautiful Evening
San Rafael Swell
June 13, 2003

Top of the Reef
San Rafael
June 13, 2003

On our Way
To the Top of the Reef
June 13, 2003

8 Mile Hike
Around the Reef
Oct. 24, 2003

Emerald Pool
Eardly Canyon
Oct. 24, 2003

Fat Man's Misery
Temple Mt.
Oct. 25, 2003

Truck by a Mine
San Rafael
May 24, 2003

Lush amd Greem
Plants in Argentina
Feb. 12, 2003

My Favorite Trees
Triple Canyon by the Swell
October 2003

To the Top of the Knob
Highest Point in the Swell
Oct. 29, 2002

Diamond Fork
Wheeling & Hiking
June 21, 2003

Precarious Cache
Diamond Fork
June 21, 2003


First Time in
Crawford Draw
April 11, 2003


Cool Canyon
Crawford Draw
April 11, 2003

Great Flowers
San Rafael
April 20, 2003

Moonrise
San Rafael
April 16, 2003

Below a Benchmark
San Rafael
April 17, 2003

Petrified Wood
San Rafael
April 17, 2003

Crawford Draw
San Rafael
April 19, 2003

With our Family
Crawford Draw
April 19, 2003

Clear Creek
Tracking Deer
October 19, 2003

Dewayne's Birthday
Big Sky, Montana
August 29, 2003

Argentina hike - Mt. Aconcagua is in the background.
Feb. 10, 2003
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October 9, 2004

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