Author Archives: Allison

GOATreks- Hiking with Pack Goats in Southeastern Utah

About a month ago I had the opportunity to go hiking with GOATreks, a new guiding company in San Juan County. I have to admit, I had never given much thought to goats in the past, and my experience with … Continue reading

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San Juan River & Hummer Cliff Dwelling Tour with Wild Expeditions

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been about 11 years since I last floated the San Juan River with Wild Rivers Expeditions back in 2011, and a lot has changed since then. Jared & Spring Berrett, who were already running … Continue reading

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Arch Canyon OHV Tour with Sunrise Outfitting

A few weeks ago, our office had the opportunity to go on a guided tour with Sunrise Outfitting, a local guide based in Blanding, UT, who runs guided OHV tours throughout Bears Ears National Monument and the surrounding area. For … Continue reading

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Desert Wildflowers

No matter where you live, I think everyone loves spring.  The snow finally melts, it starts to warm up, the flowers start blooming… But of all the places I’ve lived, the desert is definitely my favorite for enjoying wildflowers.  I … Continue reading

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23rd Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival

The Bluff International Balloon Festival is back! After being cancelled in 2021 due to COVID precautions, the festival is returning January 14th-16th, 2022 for it’s 23rd year! The festival will follow the usual schedule with balloons flying over Bluff Friday … Continue reading

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