7 Days of Camping and Exploring North of the Grand Canyon

April 23, 2009

The Arizona Strip and the Parashant are isolated areas North of the Grand Canyon. Far from any Interstate highways, it is as beautiful as it is remote. On this 7 day trip with over 400 miles of driving, we did not encounter any paved roads. I would have posted this sooner, but the day after […]

Portable Satellite Internet

April 5, 2009

Around a year and a half ago I went on a trip to Death Valley and decided to rent a portable satellite Internet device to use to get some work done at the end of each day. Normally I’d need about an hour to get the most important things done. Owning a small business it’s […]

SPOT Personal Satellite Messenger and Tracker

November 17, 2007

Imagine you are camping, hiking, mountain-biking, climbing or off-roading somewhere. Disaster strikes and you or someone with you is injured. Globalstar’s SPOT is designed to help you in this situation and give you peace of mind  when traveling in remote areas. I just activated my SPOT this evening. All that was required was to register […]

Fishlake Utah and Capitol Reef National Park

January 6, 2006

We took a trip to Utah the week between Christmas and New Years. We drove from Pasadena, CA to Richfield UT which took around 10 hours because of traffic. Once past Las Vegas there is no traffic to slow you down. The drive through the desert is so picturesque. When I was a child and […]