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Spring Break 2017: Day 1

Hiking and camping at Nevada's Valley of Fire State Park

Lake Blanche in Winter

Winter was the season for my first visit to Lake Blanche.

Winter at Utah Lake State Park

A weekend of winter wildlife viewing and scenice views at Utah Lake State Park.

Chimney Rock & Hickman Bridge

Revisiting the Chimney Rock Loop and Hickman Bridge in Captiol Reef National Park.

Ruby Falls Cave

A tour of the Tennessee's beautiful Ruby Falls Cave within Lookout Mountain.

Myakka River State Park

Wildlife viewing and more at Florida's Myakka River State Park.

Shelling at Marco Island

Hunting seashells and sand dollars at Florida's Marco Island.

Stewart Falls

An early winter's visit to a locally popular waterfall.

Buffalo Peak

A fall family hike up to Buffalo Peak.

Highline Trail: Day 5

Documenting Day #5 along the Uinta Highline Trail.

May 18, 2017

Backpacking to Diamond Fork's Fifth Water Hot Springs

Eager to take my new Tarptent Notch out for its first night on the trail, I ended up selecting a very popular destination not far from home: Diamond Fork's Fifth Water Creek Hot Springs.

May 11, 2017

Spring Break 2017 - Day 6: Lee's Ferry & Horseshoe Bend

Day six of our trip featured an early morning hike up the Spencer Trail at Lee's Ferry for myself, followed by a visit to some of the historic Lee's ferry cabins, Navajo Bridge, and nearby Horseshoe Bend with the family.  We ended our day in Torrey, Utah to stay our final night of our trip at the home of Jessica's parents.

May 10, 2017

Spring Break 2017 - Day 5: Slide Rock State Park

On day five we turned our journey northward back toward Utah.  We drove through Sedona, Arizona to make a stop at Slide Rock State Park before moving on to Lee's Ferry to set up camp for the night.

May 9, 2017

Spring Break 2017 - Day 4: Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

On day four we explored the nearby Green Valley Waterfall trail near our camp at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.  We then set off for Casa Grande, Arizona to visit and stay the night with my parents as well as to visit some siblings.

Apr 27, 2017

Spring Break 2017 - Day 3: San Diego Zoo & Ocean Beach

Day three featured a full day's visit to the San Diego Zoo followed by a quick drive out to Ocean Beach.  We finished off the day setting up camp at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.

Apr 23, 2017

Spring Break 2017 - Day 2: Valley of Fire, Joshua Tree NP, & San Diego

Day Two of Spring Break 2017 started out with a bit more exploring in Valley of Fire State Park followed by a stop at Joshua Tree National Park before finishing off in San Diego.

Apr 20, 2017

Spring Break 2017 - Day 1: Valley of Fire State Park

Spring Break for this year has come and gone but left in its wake many memories with adventures in places both new and old.  Our first day would take us to Nevada's Valley of Fire State Park.  For Jessica and I, it would be our 2nd visit having camped there for the final night of our honeymoon, but for the kids, it was their first.

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Will Will lives at the footsteps of Utah's famed Wasatch Mountains. He enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, sports, running, vegetable gardening, nature, food, photography, art, and spending time with his wife and kids.

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