Saturday, April 29, 2017

BIG COTTONWOOD SNOWSHOE

We went snowshoeing up Mill D Southfork around the campground areas in Big Cottonwood Canyon.





"Have you entered the treasures of the snow..."  Job 38:22  MEV

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BIG BEACON

EARTH DAY  
The Earth is the LORD's and all it contains, 
the world, and those who dwell in it.  Psalm 24:1 NAS

MULE EARS
DIRECTIONS: Google Map: "Wakara Way & Colorow Road, SLC, Utah"   Trailhead at the intersection.


GEORGES HOLLOW
HIKE up to the Bonneville Shoreline trail & turn right heading south, after a hill, turn left up a road towards the mountains,
once on the upper Shoreline trail turn right heading south,
take the trail up to the summit, on the south side of Georges Hollow, almost 1/2 way up there is a fork in the trail,
turn left for the "Living Room" or continue straight for the trail to the Big Beacon, Wire Mountain.



BIG BEACON

RATINGS: INTERMEDIATE 
ELEVATION GAIN: 2140'
HIKE TIME: 3 3/4 hours



EMIGRATION CANYON
CACTUS ON WIRE MOUNTAIN












DOGS are welcome on leash.  Bring clean up bags.
GEAR: Sun protection, hat, water, hiking poles, energy snacks, sack lunch, first aid, camera, & jacket.




Thursday, April 13, 2017

MYSTERY HIKE



CAN YOU GUESS WHICH TRAIL WE HIKED?

MULE EARS ARE IN BLOOM

DO YOU RECOGNIZE THE MOUNTAIN?

RESTING ON A COUCH

EATING LUNCH ON A ROCK

JOURNEY BACK HOME


EVER DREAM OF GOING
OUTDOORS WITH JESUS

Thursday, April 6, 2017

MT VAN COTT

Another great adventure 
Outdoors with Jesus





DESCRIPTION:  If you are tired of hiking to the Living Room, then you might want to hike to Mount Van Cott and enjoy the views.   There are several different ways to approach the peak.  We began at the parking lot by the gate to Red Butte Canyon Road.   Walk up the road .3 miles, and find the trail that climbs to the top.  At the first junction, keep right.  Stay on the main trail and avoid
scrambling up short cuts.

MILEAGE: 3 1/2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN: 1300'
HIKE TIME: 1 hour 20 minutes up, 1 hour back.
GEAR: Hiking pole, water, snacks, jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and camera.