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Outdoor Adventure

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

It’s a long hike, but upper Miners Canyon has many rewards

In last week’s article, I described a route halfway up Miners Canyon in the northern Stansbury Mountains where there is an old mining camp, evergreens and aspen that escaped range fires. From that old line camp, we’ll...

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Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Don’t let first impressions discourage you from discovering Miners Canyon’s charms

There are some places in Tooele County that have little to no outdoor qualities of value. Some, in fact, are downright forgettable. Yet, in most cases, the blighted areas are gateways to more pleasing terrain. If you...

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Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Hike to Rock Canyon Peak offers an ‘on the edge of it all’ view

“The poetry of Earth is never dead.” —John Keats Tooele County’s west desert is so full of interesting places, it’s impossible to see them all in one lifetime. Every time I go beyond the Stansbury or Onaqui...

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Thursday, April 28th, 2016

From trails to an old ranch, Antelope Island offers a grand tour

Antelope Island State Park often gets overlooked when people think about a destination for recreation or a family outing. The island, however, has a lot to offer people who want to get away and see something not...

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Thursday, April 21st, 2016

It may be buggy, but don’t delay seeing famous Antelope Island

From most areas in Tooele Valley, you can look across the Great Salt Lake and see mysterious islands rise up from the water. The most famous and accessible is Antelope Island. As I zoom on Interstate 80...

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Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Tales about Spring Creek on the west side of the Stansbury Mountains hold true

For years, I have heard old-timers tell stories about a stream where there really shouldn’t be one on the west side of the Stansbury Mountains north of Terra. It’s called Spring Creek on the maps. One day...

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Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Wonderstone makes Vernon Hills unique

At the south end of Rush Valley there is a compact little range of mountains known as the Vernon Hills. At first glance they may seem unremarkable, but there are interesting features about this area if you...

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Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Puddle Valley’s remote Grassy Mountains offer desert solitude

I went for a hike in the Grassy Mountains last week. Due to an ankle injury, my pace was slowed. But it helped me to take a closer look at the desert terrain’s peculiarities. I began my hike...

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Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Grassy Mountains offer memorable trip into Utah’s west desert area

In the Great American Desert, which is what Utah’s west desert was called during the 1800s, there are some lesser-known geographic features that get little recognition and even fewer visitors. While they may seem boring to some,...

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Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Lone Rock is a place to explore and ponder the distant past

One of the most familiar sites in Tooele County is “Lone Rock” at the northern end of Skull Valley. This rock outcrop, which seems to float on the valley floor like an old battleship, is a fascinating...

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