Mountain States Travel Stories Travel Articles

 
In the Rocky Mountains, the World is Your Oyster. Sort Of. – Colorado, USA
In the Rocky Mountains, the World is Your Oyster.  Sort Of. – Colorado, USA In the Rocky Mountains, the World is Your Oyster. Sort Of. Colorado, USA In China, Chinese food is just “food.” In New England, New England Clam Chowder is just “clam chowder.” And in the Rocky Mountains, Rocky Mountain Oysters are just “fried bull testicles.” I had first heard of Rocky Mountain Oysters when I was […]
How to Kill a Rental Car #5: Day 5, Hovenweeping: At Cross-Purposes – Hovenweep, Utah
How to Kill a Rental Car #5: Day 5, Hovenweeping: At Cross-Purposes – Hovenweep, Utah When visiting ancient Puebloan communities be sure to bring an easel and a GPS device, but be careful not to morph into a park ranger.
How to Kill a Rental Car #4: Day 4, Entrajo: In Too Deep – Moab, Utah
How to Kill a Rental Car #4: Day 4, Entrajo: In Too Deep – Moab, Utah All their Seattle rain training does nothing to prepare the lads when they take a cold mudbath and risk flash floods in Entrajo Canyon.
How to Kill a Rental Car #3: Day 3, Canyoneering 101: Desert Highlights – Moab, Utah, USA
How to Kill a Rental Car #3: Day 3, Canyoneering 101: Desert Highlights – Moab, Utah, USA Trusting their rappelling lives to a device dubiously called "the slick", Andrew and Josh tackle the canyons of southeastern Utah.
Travels for Two in a Green Ford Escort #10: Colorado Rockies: A Wild Time in the Mountains
The West of Deb and Jeff's imagination was alive and well in Central City, Colorado. History came to life for them almost every day through odd jobs they picked up and hanging out with the local peopl
How to be Stupid in a Slot Canyon and Live to Tell the Tale – Buckskin Gulch, Southern Utah
How to be Stupid in a Slot Canyon and Live to Tell the Tale – Buckskin Gulch, Southern Utah Letty Morris set out to hike the longest slot cany
My Naughty Cruise Down Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats – Utah, USA
No cops, no lights, no rules: Mike Jamison sneaks his wife's car keys to make his speed demon dream come true.
Day 3, Canyoneering 101 – Utah – How to Kill a Rental Car
Trusting their rappelling lives to a device dubiously called "the slick", Andrew and Josh tackle the canyons of southeastern Utah.
Day 2, Race Day – How to Kill a Rental Car
Find Mad Max and the Thunderdome at the Bonneville Speedway in the salt flats. But can you race a rental car for pinks?
Day 1, The Long Haul – How to Kill a Rental Car
When leaving Seattle for Salt Lake City, first find god in the belly of a dinosaur, then have coffee in the bohemian oasis of Boise.