Category Archives: Utah – Northern

Trips in northern Utah

Wasatch Front Dual Sport Ride – July 2017

  1 July, 2017 Shortly after Jamie got here motorcycle license, I took her on a dual sport ride through some of the canyons near our home.  I just completed a similar loop, this time with Jason, since Jamie was … Continue reading

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Santa’s New Sleigh – Dec 2016

For the past two years I have been trying to decide what kind of car to buy.  I have considered most of the mid-sized crossovers and SUVs, but the vehicle that kept coming back to the top of my list … Continue reading

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Weber River – July 2016

July 16, 2016 Jason took a four-week kayak class at USU during the spring.  Four weeks is enough to learn some basic paddle strokes, but nowhere near enough time to gain confidence in more advanced strokes, braces, and the Eskimo … Continue reading

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Main Salmon River – June-July 2016

June 28 – July 2, 2016 Wade snagged a permit for the Main Salmon River for late June.  The water level turned out to be about the same as our 2014 trip, which is a fun level.  It was 1.85’ … Continue reading

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Five Mile Pass – Nov 2015

Nov. 14, 2015 The forecast called for clear and sunny skies, with highs around 55º, so Jamie and I decided to spend the afternoon out at Five Mile Pass. Kevin’s work got canceled, so he decided to join us. This … Continue reading

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Millville Canyon – Richard’s Hollow – Oct 2015

Oct. 10, 2015 Ed Lamborn offered to show us some of his favorite childhood trails up near Logan. With Jason now attending Utah State University, I thought it would be a great opportunity to meet him and enjoy some new … Continue reading

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Bear Lake Shake Run – Sept 2015

Sept. 12, 2015 The plan was simple enough; meet at one of three staging areas, be at Curtis Creek by 10:00 AM, two hours to ride to Garden City for lunch and a raspberry shake, a two hour ride back, … Continue reading

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Fairy Forest – Sept 2015

Sept. 7, 2015 Some time ago Kim learned of a children’s wonderland in the Uinta Mountains. The “Fairy Forest” or “Fairy Land” is 17 miles from Kamas along the Mirror Lake Highway. We arrived shortly after 10:00 AM on Labor … Continue reading

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Sawmill Hollow and Packard Canyon – July 2015

July 25, 2015 Now it was Jamie’s turn to enjoy (hopefully) some single track. Out plan was to enjoy a mixture of pavement, easy dirt roads, and easy and intermediate single track. Things don’t always go according to plan. We … Continue reading

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Center Trail – July 2015

July 24, 2015 A few years ago Jamie and Jason had a bad experience on some narrow single track trails with a lot of steep side hill exposure. I am trying to help them learn that single track can be … Continue reading

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