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Category - Postcards From the Road

The Road and Scenes of Scenic Byway 12

Posted on July 2, 2014 12:24PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Scenic Byway 12, Utah's All-American Scenic Highway, is a nationally designated scenic drive for reasons that are abundantly obvious. A road that took more than four decades to complete, Highway 12 respectfully carves its path through some of nature's masterpieces, in turn making a masterpiece out of the road. That's good company.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

10 Things That Will Lure You to Stop the Car on Scenic Byway 12

Posted on June 3, 2014 10:58AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Google says this 131-mile trip will take about 2 hours and 45 minutes. Ask anyone along Scenic Byway 12, and they'll tell you to plan on much longer. And with so much to stop the car for, you won't be able to help but talk to a few folks along the way to share in the rugged landscapes, diverse adventure and extensive human history that make up Utah's All-American Road, Scenic Byway 12.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Postcards From the Road: Undiscovered Desert Southwest Utah

Posted on May 2, 2014 8:46AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Utah's desert southwest blends Utah's iconic red rock formations of the Colorado Plateau with the dramatic ecosystem of the Mojave Desert and Great Basin. Photographer James Glover has discovered some of the unique ways of experiencing the world-class outdoor landscape of Southwest Utah.

 


Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Postcards From the Road: Dinosaur Country

Posted on April 22, 2014 2:18PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Mark Osler got a lens full of Utah's spectacular dinosaur country on a trip that spanned the Beehive State. See his epic journey through epochs of Utah's prehistory and learn how to follow in the literal footsteps of giants.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Postcards From the Road: Tranquil Utah

Posted on April 1, 2014 1:28PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Join photographer Dan Ransom on a journey through some of Northern Utah's most tranquil places. Up here, sunrises and sunsets are elemental, wildlife is abundant and outdoor adventure varies from deep-powder snowmobiling or a day on the river to hiking toward some of the state's most breathtaking views.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Postcards From the Road: The Wildlife of Tranquil Utah

Posted on April 1, 2014 8:25AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Photographer Dan Ransom's recent tour through spectacular Tranquil Utah was a wildlife lover's dream. Antelope Island and the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge alone are top wildlife and birding destinations not just in Utah, but in the nation.

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Skyline Adventure

Posted on March 27, 2014 7:48AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

This is what happens when you combine The Greatest Snow on Earth with kites, crosswind attacks of 5 to 20 mph and nearly 10,000 feet in elevation in the mountains of Central Utah.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+