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Over the last several months, Bryce Canyon NP, in southern Utah, has transformed itself from a busy summer tourist destination into a place of quiet solitude and spectacular winter vistas.  If you've hiked the trails here in warmer months, you're in for a big surprise.  Gone is the desert heat and dry undergrowth, replaced by snow capped red hoo-doos with white flocked trees.  At an altitude reaching 9,100 feet, it will receive an average 96" of snow during the year.  The Park is open year round, but some roads may not be accessible by car depending on snow fall.  December...

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Considered to be one of the best American adventure trips by National Geographic, The Narrows at Zion National Park in Utah is a 16 mile long slot canyon with over 2,000 foot tall slick walls that progressively narrow in on you, periodic water falls, diminished sunlight and an unpredictable river flowing right through the middle of the canyon.There are basically two ways to hike the Narrows, from the Bottom Up (which I chose) or the Top Down (which requires a permit and a more experienced hiker). If you're interested in a day hike ranging in easy to moderate difficulty, definitely...

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I love to be surprised and my recent hike to Canyon Overlook in Zion NP, in southern Utah, definitely did that. I had heard for years about this little hike and my expectations were surpassed. I was surprised by what a big punch this little hike provided with it's deep canyons with big horn sheep and a stunning view of Zion Canyon. It's only 1 mile round trip, but starts off a little steep with stone steps, which is short lived since the elevation change is only 163 feet. There are long drop-offs, with railings in some of the more exposed...

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