Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Outdoor Adventure

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Climb to Ibapah Peak is the epitome of Outdoor Adventure

Editor’s note: Today’s Outdoor Adventure is the continuation of Sept 28’s column, which entails hiking to the summit of Ibapah Peak in the Deep Creek Mountains above the Pony Express Trail in Tooele County’s West Desert. “Nothing...

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Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Hike to Ibapah Peak begins with a canyon adventure

The Deep Creek Mountains are the king peaks of Pony Express Trail country in western Tooele and Juab counties. This mountain range dominates the scenery from the north end of the Fish Springs Range, across Snake Valley,...

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Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Deep Creek Mountains are like an island in a desert ocean

Editor’s note: After a three-week break, Jessop takes us back to his multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. The previous installment, published on Aug. 10, entailed Pony Express Station Manager Peter Neas. ...

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Big Cottonwood’s Guardsman Pass has trails ripe to explore

“I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference.” —Robert Frost As summer winds down it’s a perfect time to hike in the majestic Wasatch Mountains. I have hiked all over the...

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Moonlight and thunder make for a great night in the desert

Editor’s note: Outdoor Adventure columnist Jaromy Jessop is taking a break this week from his multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. I’m taking a respite from the Pony Express Trail series this...

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Neas was a no-nonsense Pony Express Trail station master

Editor’s note: This is another installment in a multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. Last week’s article entailed Willow Springs Station at Callao. “Coyotes howl, Wolves sing, but Indians don’t make a...

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Callao, Willow Springs have colorful Pony Express Trail history

Editor’s note: This is another installment in a multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. Last week’s article was a biographic sketch of pioneer George Washington Boyd, who was instrumental in establishing the...

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Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Boyd was a pioneer who helped put Pony Express on the map

Editor’s note: This is another installment in a multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. Last week’s article entailed Boyd Station west of Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge. Out in the middle of...

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017

American Indians showed Maj. Egan how to hunt for rabbits

Editor’s note: This is another installment in a multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. Last week’s article entailed Hot Springs Cave near Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge. “Life is what happens while...

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

At Hot Springs Cave, the Pleistocene epoch unfolds for you

Editor’s note: This is another installment in a multi-part series on exploring the Pony Express Trail through Tooele County. Last week’s article entailed a purported battle between Army troops and American Indians in the West Desert. “Listen...

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