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High Uintas Wilderness - Day 6 - Fishing with Andy

To the beaver ponds.

My initial focus this morning was what I could see. Facing south because I like to sleep on my right side, my view was open as that was the direction I had set my Tyvek shelter the previous night. 1,899 more words

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High Uintas Wilderness - Day 5 - And it was only 4 miles

Bluebell Pass

The day would prove to be a lot more challenging than the 4-ish miles we calculated we had to travel. On paper it seemed like it might be an easy day. 1,950 more words

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High Uintas Wilderness - Day 4 - Unexpected Pleasures

The Hike to Milk Lake


Day 4 is upon us. We will be moving camp from our current elevation, back down the Yellowstone, and then up the Bluebell Pass trail to Milk Lake. 2,602 more words

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High Uintas WIlderness - Day 3 - The roof of Utah

Third day out. “Them mountains are mean!!”

I don’t really recall where that statement comes from. It might be from a weekend trip a long time back in West Virginia, but there is a certain wiseness to the statement. 1,386 more words

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High Uintas Wilderness - Day 2 - Even after a change in plans, a change in plans

Second day on the trail. I didn’t start taking pictures until we were really ready to leave, so it simply appears like someone took care of all the morning chores in camp and all we had to do was lift our packs and go. 3,448 more words

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High Uintas Wilderness - Day 1 - A Well Planned Trip Never Goes As Planned

First day on the trail. Full packs carrying everything we think we need with calculated duplicates (cat hole shovels, TP, pumps, etc), and starting out at 8400′ elevation. 2,140 more words

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High Uintas Wilderness - Swift Creek Campground - Sept 12-13 2014

I first heard about the High Uintas thanks to my brother-in-law Walter Everetts, who after we did the Zion Wilderness in early May 2011, gave me an issue of Backpacker magazine that to him, was done. 1,787 more words

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