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Month: April 2015

Weekend Adventure 4/25/15 – North San Rafael Swell

Weekend Adventure 4/25/15 – North San Rafael Swell

For this week’s adventure, we had been planning it for a week. Camp out on an old volcano in the west desert, soak in some hot springs, and go collecting crystals in the mountains on Saturday. Sadly, the weather cancelled this entire plan. Everywhere within 2-3 hours looked like it was going to be rainy and cold. But we looked at the weather radar, and found one hole in the storms, on the north end of the San Rafael Swell….

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Weekend Adventure 4/18/15

Weekend Adventure 4/18/15

Springtime is here. It is time to escape the home on the weekends and getting outdoors. We have a lot of choices here in Utah, but we’re starting with a simple rockhounding trip close to home. Just east of Eureka, UT is a fairly well-known spot to collect agate. IT is listed in the rock hounding books and guides, and ┬áthere are quite a few posts about it online, so I expected it to be fairly well picked over. But…

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