Category Archives: Hiking

Honaker Trail- Bears Ears National Monument

Almost exactly 11 years ago my husband and I started hiking the Honaker Trail. I say, ‘started’ because I was pregnant at the time and just didn’t have the energy to complete the full 5 mile round trip hike, which … Continue reading

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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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House on Fire Hiking Tour with Ancient Wayves

Last year in early March our office held a ‘Be in the Know’ training for our local businesses and land managers to get geared up and get everyone on the same page for the upcoming tourism season. At the training … Continue reading

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Lower White Canyon

I’m pretty sure that in the future anytime anyone mentions the year 2020, we’re all going to instantly think of COVID-19, social distancing, quarantining, face masks, Zoom meetings and calls with our families, altered or canceled travel plans, etc.  While … Continue reading

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Big Arrowhead Arch & The Grotto- White Canyon

We’re used to social distancing here in San Juan County, Utah.  With an area of 7,933 sq. miles (larger than Rhode Island, Delaware, or Connecticut) San Juan County is nearly the size of the state of New Jersey!  But while … Continue reading

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