October 13th, 2012 | Comments Off on Snow in theHills

First snow of the season up high.  It was 80 degrees yesterday.

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October 11th, 2012 | Comments Off on more hiking after work

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October 8th, 2012 | Comments Off on After work hike with the Rump

Rumple sure does love hiking after work Read the rest of this entry »

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October 8th, 2012 | Comments Off on Rumple at work – no joke

this is what he does

ALL DAY

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October 7th, 2012 | Comments Off on Jon Webb in the Hood

It’s always awesome when my good buddy Jon Webb stops through SLC.  We managed to hit an absolutely perfect day in LCC, then test drove the new BBQ.

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October 5th, 2012 | Comments Off on West Slabs of Olympus

Once again, at the last minute, Metcalf twists my arm to get me out of the office at 4pm on a Friday to do the West Slabs of Olympus.  This time we brought Rumple along for the approach, left him at the base while we soloed the slabs, and he was patiently waiting when we returned. An awesome way to start the weekend.

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October 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off on A Birthday present for me

Spent the evening putting this sweet rig together.  Thanks Ellen. Now time to spark it up for a test drive.

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October 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off on Lunchtime Run up Millcreek with the Rump

I don’t run much.  But when the weather is so perfect, and when Mr. Rumple is chomping at the bit at lunchtime to do something – you just gotta go for a quick one up MillCreek.

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October 2nd, 2012 | Comments Off on Grandeur After work with the Rump

Such beautiful fall weather, I just had to do something with young Rumple after work – so we headed up Grandeur – no snakes this time.

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October 1st, 2012 | Comments Off on Dog Lake with Mr. Rumple

Absolutely beautiful in the Wasatch right now – perfect fall temps, colors going off… unreal.

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