This incredible short film, Journey to Skate Boulder, touches on all the beauty and magnificence that are the Canyons of Southern Utah. Watching it made us homesick here at TrailDirt, as we lived and worked in this country for almost seven years. The scenery, the places, the beauty of Southern Utah is perfectly encapsulated in […]
I was talking with a friend about shoes the other day. She works for a local outfitter and we were talking about all the new styles and materials that are coming out in new shoe lines. It occurred to me as we talked that many folks that had never hiked in the deserts and canyons knew to […]
I don’t often write about things that may or may not be of use to folks hiking and camping, but I thought it might be a good time to reminisce about the three summers I worked in and lived just outside of Grand Canyon National Park. Many people that I’ve been following on Twitter spend […]
The Trail Dirt crew had to attend a family gathering in Las Vegas during the winter months. We thought about places to get into the outdoors along the way, and considering the short daylight hours and distance from the city, we decided that Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area due west of Summerlin was […]
This story originally appeared in the Canyon Country Zephyr in August/September of 2004. Bill is still in the thick of battle against invasive species of plants in the canyons. I hope to catch up with him and get an update about his war on weeds this summer. It’s hard to believe it has been ten […]
Check out this technical canyoneering video featuring Grand Canyon National Park. Beautiful. Radical. Amazing. Wow. I can’t wait to see the entire documentary.