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Stansbury’s Box Elder Canyon offers a scenic, rigorous hike

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Stansbury’s Box Elder Canyon offers a scenic, rigorous hike

Box Elder Canyon is one of the larger canyons in the Stansbury Mountain Range, but probably one of the least visited due to its location just south of South Willow Canyon. Most people who visit the Stansbury’s...

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Clover Campground offers cool getaway from summer heat

I went out to Clover Spring for a campout with my daughter and niece and nephew because we didn’t have time or money to get up into the Wasatch. I thought to myself, Where is a place that...

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Escape July’s high heat with a nice getaway trip to the high Uintas

As summer heat continues to rise this July, you might consider packing up the family and driving to the high hills along the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway. This incredible road passes through Utah’s highest range — the...

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Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Summit of Desert Peak is a glorious gem close to home in Tooele County

Last week I talked about the Deseret Peak Wilderness Area, its creation and what you can expect to find there. Today I will suggest a different route to scale the range’s highest summit: 11,031-foot Deseret Peak. Climbing...

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Experience the Stansbury Range’s crown jewel

“None know how often the hand of God is seen in a wilderness, but them that rove it for a man’s life.” —Thomas Cole   Deseret Peak at 11,031 feet high is the magnificent crown jewel of...

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Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Ride the scenic switchbacks to the Oquirrh Overlook

Every time I travel to a different place for work, I always look for something unique to do or see during my off hours. I look for a place that not everyone knows about, or isn’t often...

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Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Davenport Hill offers a quick escape into the natural world

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more.” —John Burroughs   Not far from Grantsville and up Davenport Canyon, there is a simple little trail that...

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Albert Haws: Desperado of Grantsville

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” —John Wayne   W hile digging through old newspaper archives and dusty historical compilations, I found an interesting tale of courage and determination displayed by early citizens...

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Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Wild Mustangs are a big part of our western heritage

The wild mustangs that roam our west desert in Tooele County are a large part of our western heritage. Their existence makes our wild and lonely deserts just a bit wilder. To witness these magnificent, proud beasts...

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Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Baker Peak offers adventure and solitude

There is a seldom-visited summit in the Stansbury Mountains that is well worth the effort if you are looking for adventure, scenery and solitude. Peak 8,564 at the head of Davenport and Baker canyons is the summit...

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