Visiting The Ice Castles in Midway, UT

Anticipation built all week for our trip to the Midway Ice castles. We even watched Frozen the night before, and like a good mother I endured “Let It Go” at ear shattering decibels for the hour-long ride into the Utah mountains. Every year, the temperatures drop, the holidays pass, and everyone begins posting photos of…

Our favorite adventures from 2015

This last year of adventures has truly been remarkable. In looking back, I am filled with overwhelming thankfulness. If I could, I would fill another year up with the same adventures and not find it lacking. So I figured I would share our best and most favorite destinations of 2015 in hopes that someone out…

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…

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,…

Mountain Biking Round Valley, Park, City, UT

Today’s trip report is courtesy of Kristen Bonkoski, a local Utahn and owner of Rascal Rides, an online bike retailer. She is passionate about getting families out on the trail and opening up opportunities for that to happen! ————————————————————————————————————————- Finding family-friendly mountain bike trails can be a challenge. You want a trail that isn’t too technical,…

Hiking Delicate Arch [Family Edition]

The air was crisp and cool, requiring down vests and fleece jackets. But the sun was strong, promising warmth as we hiked into the day. For once, instead of refereeing an argument all the kids were geared up for our hike. We had one of those rare moments of bliss as parents where no one wants…