Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Outdoor Adventure

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Soldier Canyon’s kilns link today with the county’s mining past

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” —George Bernard Shaw Last week’s article looked at the setting and geography of Soldier Canyon and mentioned that several...

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Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Soldier Canyon offers close-to-home winter escape, solitude

A large, dry wash empties out of the Oquirrh Mountains about two miles southeast of Stockton and terminates to the west at Rush Lake. This wash is the mouth of Soldier Canyon, which is a long and significant...

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Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Guardsman’s Pass area offers plenty of room for snowshoeing

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” —Louisa May Alcott Although the snow is not deep enough yet for snowshoeing in easily accessible areas of Tooele County, Guardsman’s Pass...

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Stansbury Front Trail offers great winter adventure

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu The gate in South Willow Canyon is locked for the winter, which always makes me sad. It seems to take forever for the gate...

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Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Little side adventures can sometimes open a whole new world

“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.” — Captain Jack Sparrow Outdoor adventure can be found on a city park bench, walking across a field, or in your backyard. Little side adventures can be enjoyable if...

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Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Refreshing joy of nature can show up in unexpected places

Whether you live in a city or on a farm, you can benefit by being refreshed by nature. For more than a week, I have been in Wisconsin at a school where I am “trapped” without a...

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Thursday, November 5th, 2015

You don’t have to be a skier to enjoy the Wasatch Mountains

“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” —Voltaire Last week, we talked about Alta at the head of Little Cottonwood Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains. Since that time, the area of interest, Grizzly Gulch, has received...

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Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Col. Connor of Stockton fame also played a big hand at Alta

This Indian summer has provided the opportunity to visit the high peaks of the Stansbury and Wasatch Mountains on trails that are often buried in snow by now. Last weekend, my wife, Mishelle, and I took advantage...

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Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

For breathtaking fall colors, head to the Stansbury Mountains

Autumn is my favorite season. I love to explore hidden pockets of golden splendor in the mountains where the aspen burn like tiny embers. In Tooele County, one of the best places to see this spectacle also...

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Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Now is the time to take in the best fall colors

Autumn is a time of beauty, enjoyment and reflection. For me, it’s a time to walk in the forest where, for a few days, the light is different, leaves rustle in the breeze and the smell and...

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