Archive for the 'Planning' Category


Or,we were experiencing spring-like conditions. It was getting very exciting, as it looked like we’d be able to start hiking peaks in late April. But it’s snowed 3 feet in the last 4 or 5 days,  so it looks like hiking will be delayed until sometime in May like it usually is. I am getting [...]

The daunting peaks…

The two highest peaks in our endeavor seem almost impossible at this point. Their height and difficulty are daunting to me, as they are longer hikes than I’ve ever attempted. As we gain experience and get into better and better shape working our way through the other summits, I hope these two peaks seem more [...]

Goal #2: Utah’s 100 Highest Caches

As if the goal of hitting all of Utah’s highest peaks/high points was not a big enough challenge, we are also keeping an eye on the 100 highest geocaches in the state of Utah.  Fortunately, most of the peaks we’re planning on visiting also include one or more members of the 100 highest caches. As [...]

What do you want to know?

I have done some reading and Internet searching to try to prepare for these adventures. However, what I’ve found is that the guidebooks for this endeavor are out of date and not necessarily helpful anyway. The last one was published in 1999, and I can’t seem to find a copy at a library anyway (which [...]

Commence Planning Procedures

Okay, actually I did this weeks ago. But here is a picture of a map of Utah with all the county high points and summits marked with a pushpin. I’m pretty proud of this map. It’s not exactly easy to find all of these spots. I’m also trying to decide how to fill this blog [...]

To Be Continued…

The grand idea? Climb to the highest point and/or summit in each of Utah’s counties. Some will be easy. Some will not. This attempt will commence in the summer of 2010. We expect it will take several years.