A continuation on our last post; What have I changed to increase strength and endurance and have I noticed any results. I will begin by saying that we have noticed a change in weather here in Utah and even though my little girl loves to go hiking with us, we want to make sure that … Continue reading Training: increasing strength and endurance for the backcountry; part 2.
A little update on what we have been up to lately... We had a craw-fish boil that was so fun, it was twice as fun to catch them, then to eat them and Hazel was so intrigued. As far as WW goes I have hit a rough patch, we currently don't have any WiFi at … Continue reading WW update.
This Monday's Conservation is going to be a little different in structure. We have done quite a bit of hiking this Spring and I was astounded by how many campfires we saw that had smoke still coming off of them. Then when we would approach the fire pit to put dirt over it and douse … Continue reading Monday Conservation: Wildfire
What do they mean by Fair Chase?: Where ever you go in the hunting or fishing community you will always run into people who love to tell you about they feel should or shouldn't be done when it comes to catch and release or catch and kill. For example an argument that I often run into … Continue reading Monday Conservation: Fair Chase
So far shed hunting has been a bust, we have only found two and we are starting to get restless for something else. I think this weekend we are going to head out for some fly fishing my task for this week is to find a river that has a good amount of access without having … Continue reading Shed hunting
Public land gridlocked by Private land owners: 9.52 million acres of public land are inaccessible to the people who own them. Right now there are multiple different organizations that are attempting to get this issue addressed. I know I'm not the only person out there who has found what would be some amazing country to explore … Continue reading Monday Conservation
So over the weekend I ate out at a restaurant that I will not name just in case it wasn't them who gave me food poisoning. Even though I am 89% sure that it was. So all of Sunday and most of Monday I spent close to a bathroom literally feeling like death. It reminds … Continue reading Monday meal prep
The Rollback of the Clean Water Act: First brought about in 1948 as a way to control water pollution the act was amended in 1972 to what we now know as the clean water act (CWA). Some of the highlights of the act are to; regulate pollutant discharges into the waters of the United States, … Continue reading Conservation Monday’s
Endangered Species Steelhead fish at risk: Due to numerous reasons the Steelhead population has taken a very dramatic drop in numbers since the 60-70's almost to the point of extinction. Steelhead's are currently on the endangered species list and even though multiple different organizations are taking steps to correct this the number is still declining. … Continue reading Conservation Monday’s