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Your place for all your Spring, Summer and Fall adventures. If you enjoy the outdoors, we have something to interest you.


 

 

Wildflowers are in bloom

One of my favorite parts of this job, is seeing the wildflowers in bloom. I think there is almost nothing more beautiful than mountain wildflowers in bloom in the high country. This year I was told about a flower I had been riding past for year’s. It is called an elephants head. I was sure that the person telling me, Julie, was pulling my leg as I have been known to “pull a leg” or two, but when I queried almost everyone around and almost unanimously they had all heard of it and then she showed me the flower, I was amazed.

 

 

Best fishing in Utah not necessarily on private land

July 24th, arguably one of Utah’s most popular Holiday’s .The mountains are generally filled this time of year with people enjoying the wonders of nature in their own backyards. Utah is home to hundreds of thousands of public land acres available to anyone who resides in the U.S. regardless whether permanent resident or simply visiting from somewhere not America. These lands are the peoples to enjoy and recreate on.

 

 

Drop camp up Yellowstone River reveals damage caused by high water levels this wet spring

A horseback supported hiking trip up Yellowstone revealed tremendous damage. Spots on the Yellowstone trail are actually gone and many areas required rerouting due to the high water levels experienced this spring in the High Uinta’s. If planning a trip up Yellowstone, please be aware there may still be trail work taking place

 

 

Cal Baxter and family return to Kidney lake in the Brown Duck Basin

Cal began his love affair with Kidney lake in the Brown Duck Basin in 1942. He claims he has been coming back every year accept for a 3 year stint in the Military and 1 year off with heart surgery. Cal has been hiking in all these years and just having pack stock take in the camp equipment. This year, at the age of 79, Cal felt it prudent to ride for the first time.

 

 

Catered 3 generation pack trip into the High Uintah’s netted “best fishing day ever”

Robert Redd said that he enjoyed his “best fishing day ever” while on a High country trip with his son and granddaughter. Fishing was fast at many waters, but Robert became especially attached to Clements Lake as it performed consistently. Matt, his son appeared to enjoy those crazy (too early to be awake in the mountains) runs every morning before a day full of hiking around to off the trail fishing holes.