Western Compass

  • Snow Canyon Loop

    March 1, 2022 by

    The challenge: This is a 32-ish mile day hike loop near St. George Utah. This must be completed in a 16 hour period. The State Park is only open during the hours of 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. The route: Start at the northern end of Snow Canyon parking your car at the Whiterocks trailhead.… Read more

  • Sunset Peak/Clayton Peak Ridge

    February 16, 2022 by

    July 2, 2018 One evening after work, I left my car at the park and ride at the mouth of big cottonwood and walked across the street to the 7-11. From there I slowly walked up wasatch boulevard towards Little Cottonwood canyon with my thumb out. Eventually, I hitched a ride to the mouth of… Read more

  • Grand Canyon South Rim to Floor

    February 13, 2022 by

    February 2021 Valentines/President’s day weekend 2021, I ventured down to the south rim of the Grand Canyon for a quick overnighter at the canyon floor. A few days before, I contacted the ranger station to secure a permit. Surprisingly, I had no problem obtaining an overnight permit for the bright angel campground on a Saturday… Read more

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