Tag Archives: Fears

Photo essay: Slot canyons in Robbers Roost Country

My grand introduction to technical canyooneering took place in Robbers Roost Country in southeastern Utah in an area west of Canyonlands National Park and east of Goblin Valley State Park. The area is called Robbers Roost because it is where … Continue reading

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Learning to grow

Without Jon, I would not be where I am today on many levels. He turned my eyes from the salty city I love in Austria to look west, past the Mississippi River that I had not crossed before 2010, to … Continue reading

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The times they are a-changin’

My life will be nothing like anything I have ever experienced in roughly two months. I am beginning to realize the frenzy September and October will be and I still have a few days left of August. I will be moving to … Continue reading

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Surviving (and liking) skiing in Utah

Skiing in Utah was going to be my big challenge. I was more than afraid of the slopes, even though I had a practice session in New York earlier in the season. I knew I would be able to turn, … Continue reading

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Ski (and snowboard) adventures: past, present and upcoming

At the end of this week, I’ll be skiing down the slopes of Alta Ski Area in Little Cottonwood Canyon, east of Salt Lake City. That’s at least my goal. I like mountains, I like snow and I generally like … Continue reading

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