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Lessons Learned

Hiking boots that don’t feel good one week, won’t miraculously feel good the next. Note to self: Bite the bullet and get a new pair. Nine and a half miles in poor boots can ruin a great hike. 349 more words


Dexy Goes West, Part Five: Stormin’ the Mormons and Whatever Happens in Vegas

Saturday, August 20, 2016

I got a slow start and it wasn’t until after lunch that I began to do some exploration of Salt Lake City. 1,309 more words


Swimming with Sea Monkeys in the Great Salt Lake

Never did I think I would utter the words,

“I spent the afternoon swimming with sea monkeys.”

As a child I had sporadic success as a sea monkey owner. 928 more words

The Great Salt Lake, Utah

This is what I really came to see, the Great Salt Lake, from which the city takes its name. This is what remains of a gigantic prehistoric lake, Lake Bonneville, which I think was fresh water and is still the largest body of water between the Great Lakes and the Pacific Ocean in the USA. 560 more words


Spiral Jetty

After we left Golden Spike, we headed southwest toward the Great Salt Lake. We drove down a dirt road for roughly 16 miles turning only twice when prompted by small barely noticeable signs until the lake was visible. 162 more words


Fire, flooding and tourists: The history of Saltair at Great Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — The Great Salt Lake is known throughout the world as a unique geographical feature, but how many people actually visit Utah’s largest lake? 198 more words