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5 More Things To Do In Moab

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Moab is one of our very favorite places we’ve found since moving to Utah. It’s not too far from us at just a little over 3 hours drive and we visit for the abundance in iconic destinations as well as outdoor activities. It’s a great place for us to take visitors and we always find adventure in Moab. Last week …

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Avoiding Snakes While Hiking

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Snakes are my worst fear…. Ok, snakes probably aren’t my WORST fear, but they rank right up there with things I won’t mention for fear that it will happen!  I’m knocking on wood for all the things that just came to mind. One of the top contenders for reasons why I don’t like to hike, backpack, canyoneer, etc. is snakes. …

Hiking for Beginners 5 takeaways and favorite hikes

Hiking for Beginners: Top 5 Takeaways and My Favorite Hikes

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Over the past few weeks I’ve been sharing information that I’ve learned about hiking for beginners.  I’m no expert, but I’ve learned so much since moving to Utah and subsequently have added hiking to my list of hobbies. Check out my previous posts for more basic information on hiking. Hiking for Beginners: Basic Trail Info Hiking for Beginners: Basic Clothing …

Hiking for Beginners Basic Gear

Hiking for Beginners: Basic Gear

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Check out my previous posts for more information on hiking for beginners. Hiking for Beginners: Basic Info Hiking for Beginners: Basic Clothing Our Very First Hike in Utah Our Very First Hike in Utah Having basic gear while hiking is essential for safety. You will need plenty of food and water, but there are other items to consider adding to …

Hiking for Beginners: Basic Clothing

Hiking for Beginners: Basic Clothing

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Last week I wrote the post Hiking for Beginners: Basic Trail Info to give new hikers a starting point on how to choose a trail. The main factors I look at when choosing a trail are the distance and elevation gain. Knowing those two factors and being able to estimate my hiking rate, I can choose a trail for the …

Hiking for Beginners

Hiking for Beginners: Basic Trail Info

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As we are approaching summer, I’ve been anxious to get back out on the trails to hike. Those are words that 3 years ago would never have entered my mind. That got me to thinking about all the things I’ve learned about hiking since moving to Utah. I’m no expert, but I have learned a lot along the way. The …