Category Archives: Moab

Ride The Big Chief Loop – Dead Horse Point

Just 19 miles northwest of Moab a large plateau rises high above the valley floor known as Dead Horse Point.  There are excellent views from trails all over the park, but one of the funnest is the Big Chief Loop … Continue reading

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Grandeur Peak – A Hiking or Snow Shoeing Adventure

Grandeur Peak is one of Salt Lake City’s classic hikes and can be reached by most folks with a free morning or afternoon.  The peak is just below 8,300 feet and provides some beautiful views of the surrounding mountain ranges … Continue reading

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Northwest of Eden is the Devil’s Garden – Arches National Park

Northwest of Eden is the Devil’s Garden -at least in Arches National Park.  The Devil’s Garden is one of the premiere hiking spots in Arches National Park.   It’s about 12 miles up the road from the Garden of Eden … Continue reading

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Schoolmarms Bloomers – Cowboy Chaps – Delicate Arch – Arches National Park

It has been given many names.  Early settlers called it Schoolmarms Bloomers and Cowboy Chaps.  Its official name is Delicate Arch, but no matter what you call it their is no name to adequately describe the grandeur and majesty of … Continue reading

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Get Lost in the Fiery Furnace – Arches National Park

It is easy to lose yourself both metaphorically and literally in the Fiery Furnace.  This hike through canyon coves, rock spires and natural arches is a challenge to navigate, but offers an experience like few places in the world.  The … Continue reading

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Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab Utah – A Little bit of Everything and Then Some

It’s got just about everything, and then some.  I’m talking about the Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab, Utah.  If you are looking for a ride that has got a bit of everything – gradual climbs, long descents, loose terrain, slick … Continue reading

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