Hikes and 4wd adventures in the Grand Staircase and San Rafael Swell Regions. 

11 trips

Angel Canyon Ruin

Angel Canyon Ruin

A couple of months ago, we took a quick trip to Utah. One of the places we visited was a ...
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Ascending Sheep Pictographs

Ascending Sheep Pictographs

Out in the Utah desert, we found an amazing set of Barrier Canyon Style pictographs. The panel consists of an ...
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Black Dragon Pictographs

Black Dragon Pictographs

This site is set a little ways back inside of an impressively deep canyon. The site got its name because ...
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Box Flat and Prickly Pear Flat Cowboy Camps

Box Flat and Prickly Pear Flat Cowboy Camps

Sometimes, you just feel like driving on some wide open dirt roads. I went out to the Utah desert hunting ...
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Copper Globe Mine

Copper Globe Mine

The Copper Globe never really had much production but was worked in a minor way for many years, starting in ...
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Funk’s Cave Pictographs

Funk’s Cave Pictographs

After a long hike across empty sand flats and through desolate canyons, we found a small alcove with a few ...
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Juggler Petroglyphs

Juggler Petroglyphs

This is an interesting and fun little Fremont petroglyph site. The single anthropomorphic figure is surrounded by concentric circles. Amusingly, ...
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Lone Warrior Pictograph

Lone Warrior Pictograph

The Lone Warrior Pictograph is all by himself in the Utah desert. He is well drawn and worth a visit ...
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Moccasin Track Petroglyphs

Moccasin Track Petroglyphs

On top of a mesa and way out in the Utah desert, we came across a few petroglyphs carved into ...
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Silent Sentinel Petroglyphs

Silent Sentinel Petroglyphs

Late in the spring of 2011, we were off exploring in the backcountry of Utah’s San Rafael Swell. We spent ...
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