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The Jordan River’s Journey to the Great Salt Lake

The Jordan River’s Journey to the Great Salt Lake

The cry of seagulls, clamor of crows, and the trill of red-winged blackbirds cradle my consciousness as I walk the expanse of the wetland.  Reflections of cattails and clouds are mirrored in the dappled ponds as I implore the flow of the Jordan River delta....

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Kayaking the Great Salt Lake

Kayaking the Great Salt Lake

   We had some cloud cover and slightly cooler temperatures over the last few days, which nudged us into the Great Salt Lake on a tandem kayak after all of the bad buggy reviews of the lake during the summer.  We persisted and prevailed! ...

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Desert in Bloom

Desert in Bloom

  Bouquets and arrays of wildflowers dazzled the desert landscape as we drove down Fuller Bottom Road on our way to the put in on the San Rafael River in June.  We saw a solid orange glow of Globe mallow in one area, multiple colors of flowering cacti,...

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Running the San Rafael River

Running the San Rafael River

    There are some years that the San Rafael River is not always runnable, in fact it is often only runnable in early spring around the beginning of June.  However, the runoff of 2023 recharged many rivers in Utah including the San Rafael bringing...

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Moab in Early Spring

Moab in Early Spring

  We were fortunate enough to get some blue sky and sunshine in red rock country down in Moab over the spring break.  It was breathtakingly gorgeous, impressive, and just what was needed.  We even took our shoes off and walked along the immense slick rock, as we...

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