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Archives for July 2016

My [growing] Collection of Top Utah Hiking Trails

In this post I share my top Utah hiking trail posts organized by area, season, difficulty and even one for dogs who hike. Most I published on Ski Utah’s blog under my name or as the “Yeti,” their ultra cool mascot. The lists are simple collections of … [Read more...]

*Bonus* LAST week of #takeahike

We are seriously in the LAST week of #takeahike. Can you believe it??? I certainly can’t. Be sure to check back on the previous week’s challenges and see our winners here.  We sure do hope you keep on hiking – the summer isn’t … [Read more...]

Laguna Meadow – A late winter family outing

  Heading through the forest to Laguna Meadow Back in February, it was a gorgeous winter day. There was a chill in the air, but spring was on its way. I carved a day out on the calendar away from Burger Bench. I wanted to take my family on a … [Read more...]

Take a Hike Week #7 (Just a day late!)

So sorry we are a day late starting this week – we’ll give you an extra day to hike too! Sometimes the opportunity to adventure comes up and the computer gets put on the back burner for just a little bit. We figured you would … [Read more...]

I’m a Real Mom Too (Calling My Tribe!)

This summer seems to be particularly rough as far as keeping everyone sane….maybe it’s the adjustment of having everyone home again (yea!), maybe it’s the stress of every day life that has been especially taxing due to unexpected … [Read more...]

It’s Week #6 of #takeahike !

It’s Week #6 and we love this challenge because it is up to YOU to show us how you are challenging YOURSELF. So, be sure to explain your photos as you share them with us (so we get the full story!) Be sure to read all the way to the end of this … [Read more...]

Let the Kids Play! + Giveaway

**This post is sponsored by Gymboree and their “One Big Happy Play Day” campaign. Be sure to read all the way to the bottom for a giveaway of what my kids keep saying are “the BEST clothes we have EVER worn” (they tend to be … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Sun Hats + Giveaway

I make my kids (and do so myself) wear their sun hats every time they are outside. Being that we are at a higher elevation and the sun is intense – hats really aren’t optional. They go along with our philosophy that isn’t best for … [Read more...]

Not to Late to Get Your #takeahike SWAG!

The #takeahike challenge is not over yet, folks! We are going all the way through July with lots more opportunities to win big. In fact, we saved the biggest and most impressive prizes for the end. We hope you’re inspired to get out, bring a … [Read more...]

#takeahike Week 5: Get Some Elevation!

Yep, we are STILL hiking!! And it’s awesome. Not only are you getting out, but you are helping challenge US too! Anyone thinking the hiking is getting easier and everyone is enjoying it just a little more? No?? Oh well – we all have our … [Read more...]