Utah Hiking Trails

Pinecrest Mine Trail, Emigration Canyon UT

Known by some locals as the ‘Mine trail’ because of a shallow mine a couple of miles up from the trail head this hike will eventually take you to the top of Red Butte Canyon, overlooking the Salt Lake valley towards the Oquirrh mountains.  Even in early May there where plenty of wild flowers already…… Continue reading Pinecrest Mine Trail, Emigration Canyon UT

Utah Hiking Trails

North Willow Trail, Stansbury Range

This spring has been cold and wet.  And we’ve seen snow late into the year.  So K and I have been looking for lower elevation hikes to stay, for the most part, below the snow line.  Accessed from Granstville, UT the North Willow Trail was out choice a couple of weeks ago. Interestingly K and…… Continue reading North Willow Trail, Stansbury Range

Utah Hiking Trails

Second Try Success

K and I were finally able to take our second hike of the year.  In years past we would have already accomplished several hikes by the end of April, but between being sick, M visiting for Spring Break and the cold, wet, rainy/snowy weather of the last few weeks we’ve only managed 1 hike before…… Continue reading Second Try Success