Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hot And Wet

Figured I might increase the number of hits from google with that title. Fifteen years ago(or so) I was shown a place affectionately referred to as “Nudie Springs”.  A 45 minute drive to the Diamond Fork turnoff in Spanish Fork Canyon, followed by a short trail.  The attraction is a waterfall surrounded by hot springs [...]

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Don't Mess With Big Wes

Having to figure out how to arrange carpool for a big group is a good problem to have on a Wednesday night.   Also good to have a bunch of first-timers out. All the “new” people met at the shop, and then we found some regulars at the mouth of the canyon.  In all ten [...]

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Too Many Puppies..

You try coming up with clever titles for ride reports. Big turnout for today’s ride in Park City. Six of us made the trek from Utah County and met up with another eight at the Spring Valley Trailhead.  It almost seems like the further we go the more people we get.    Along for the [...]

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Two Good Days

I rarely line up two good days in a row, so this week goes down as a winner for me. Wednesday night was the Slingshot Biathlon.    The race was simple. Three  short laps from the Bowery, up Spring to where it crosses the gravel maintenance road.  Here’s where the shooting started.  Racers selected a [...]

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Going Dutch

It seems like summer has begun in earnest now, and with the snow retreating slowly up to the peaks, one by one trails are clearing off and drying up. I had never been to the Dutch Hollow trail system.  In fact I didn’t know much about it other than a shaky video that Fuzzy had [...]

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Dry Canyon

Yay for me, the most successful ride of the year so far.  Good turnout, no mud, fun trails. This morning when the torrential rain storm blew through my yard at 4:30am.  I figured another one was going down the toilet.  But as the day progressed, the sun came out and the rains dried up, and [...]

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