Posts In: Utah

Emergencies are my Favorite

September 18, 2013 Blog, Utah
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8 people. 4 miles into the back country. 4 days of rain and flash flooding. The only 50 square yards of dry land in 7 miles of canyon. These were the ingredients of Sand Creeks' A-team's latest hitch, the lone…

Arches and Canyonlands

September 7, 2013 Blog, Utah
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We had our first 6 days off after a little over three straight weeks of training and a sawing hitch. The return hike from the back country was exciting and relieving... after 8 straight days of waking up at 5:30…

Seventy Hours of Saw

September 2, 2013 Blog, Utah
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A lot has been happening in short periods of time.... this post was meant for the week of ¬†Sept 2nd-6th, right after we got back from our first hitch. So we got placed on our 8 person crews about 2…

Rocks and Rainbows

August 25, 2013 Blog, Utah
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Two weeks of training done! Tomorrow starts the 8 days on/6 days off work schedule (sweet)... so, bright and early in the am we're hitching out into the back country in crews of eight to chainsaw in the canyons of…

“Your body is going to be emanating smells you never thought possible”

August 18, 2013 Blog, Utah
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So, it's 10 days into the adventure now. It's basically been a good sampling of the next 3 months: electricity-less, service/internet-less, shower/plumbing-less, and generally homeless (all tying into today's graphic post title)... but so many chainsaws and canyons! After a…

Heading West!

August 8, 2013 Blog, Utah
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Hey. This is my first blog post. It's been 9 months since my last travel adventure... and since then I've spent pretty much all my time preparing for another one. I'm going to be honest with you. I'm pretty broke,…