Our little secret – Our great escape

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary. – Sir Cecil Beaton Leaves are turning golden. School started almost a month ago. This is the time of year everyone cozies in and makes themselves comfortable….

Draper Cycle Park at Corner Canyon, [SLC, Utah]

If you live in the Salt Lake Valley near Corner Canyon, you’ve undoubtedly noticed all the work, additions, and improvements to the Draper Bike Park over the last year. What was once a sleepy neighborhood bike park, is bustling with energy… and people. Currently there is a large plan to continue development of the area…

Gear Review: Deuter Pace 28L SL (Women’s)

We have loved Deuter packs for many years now, using their ACT and Lite series for backpacking, the Comfort Air kid carrier and many of their kid’s backpacks for a variety of adventure. So when I was looking for a day pack that would work for Backcountry ski touring as well as day hikes in the…

Hiking Waterfall Canyon, Ogden, UT

This time of year is always a bit of an anomaly for me. Stuck somewhere between winter and summer we find so much beauty. Waterfalls, flowers, green mountainsides crowned still with snow. I find myself yearning to launch into our normal summer menu of backpacking and summitting mountains. And yet, it is still too rainy,…