Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a 1.9 million-acre secret in southern Utah. Not quite sure how it’s remained so hidden but I’ve lived in Utah my entire life and barely knew about it. But within its vast borders are more slot canyons than you can swing a cat at. It has replaced Zion as my new favorite red rock area. Continue reading “Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument”

Top Six Utah Hikes to See the Fall Colors

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Utah offers a wide array of gorgeous backdrops to experience the bright autumn colors from the mountains of the north to the red rock of the south. What’s especially noteworthy, is with our changes in elevation and climate, we get to experience fall for a lot longer than most places. While the trees are bare to the north come November, Thanksgiving is still a perfect time to visit southern Utah.

Read on to find some of my favorite spots.

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When a Summer Day Turns Dangerous in a Flash Flood

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This waterfall formed after fifteen minutes of rain. We were boating up Forgotten Canyon in Lake Powell when the blinding downpour drove us into a small cove. Small waterfalls streamed down the rock walls on all sides as we tried to secure the rain cap over the boat, jostling us up and down in the waves.

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