Tag: desert

Canyonlands – Needles District

Canyonlands Needles District With a lot of life stressors coming our way (moving, new jobs, a baby on the way), we looked forward to a quick weekend backpacking trip to Canyonlands Needles District.  With its remoteness, there is no better place for a disconnect than the Needles. This May, we flew Katie’s Dad out for his 60th birthday and took… Read more →

Goblin Valley and Escalante

Goblin Valley and Escalante  After our trip here in 2014, we were excited to plan an eventual trip back to Southern Utah.  With many areas of the desert being very crowded and developed (Bryce, Zion, Page, etc), Escalante is a relatively uncrowded refreshing tiny town offering a plethora of outstanding adventure hiking. Read more →

Escalante Utah – Canyon Country

We took our first big trip since returning from Patagonia to the Utah desert. To say Jethro was excited to rejoin our travels is an understatement!  We visited Capitol Reef National Park and then explored the area surrounding Escalante Utah. Read more →