Moab Winter Conditions – 1-10-21



(Photo Credit: Marshall Dvorscak)  The weather in Moab could not be more beautiful. It’s cold during the days, with temps hovering around the mid 30’s, but the sunny skies make it prime winter conditions for adventuring outside. We are ringing in the New Year with a few scattered storms but unfortunately no snow in the [...]

Moab Winter Conditions 12-19-2020

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(Photo Credit: Marshall Dvorscak) Backcountry skiers and lovers of the La Sals rejoice! Winter has arrived in Moab and with it, a few beautiful snowstorms that have left our little town covered in a blanket of white. Temperatures have continued to hover around 20 degrees for most of the day, and although it’s a bit [...]

Moab Winter Condition Updates 12-4-2020



(Photo Credit: Marshall Dvorscak) Winter hasn’t quite settled into Moab yet it seems. The early signs of light snow and a few infrequent storms had us hoping that winter would be in full swing by December, but alas, it’s just not.  There is snow up in the La Sals, and a few shadowy creeks in [...]

What’s Poppin’ – Indian Paintbrush – Moab Flowers

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Heyo, lots of flowers poppin out there!  Today I am going to talk about one that can easily catch your eye.  Indian Paintbrush or Castilleja chromosa.  This group of paintbrushes was spotted up by the Navajo rocks area on 313.  I am not sure they got the memo on social distancing 😉 There are a few types of Paintbrush [...]

What’s Poppin’ – Dwarf Evening Primrose – Moab Flowers

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Dwarf Evening Primrose Oenothera caespitosa There are a few types of primrose that we commonly see around the Moab.  This one has many common names: Tufted, Dwarf Evening, or Fragrant Evening to name a few.  It has a rather showy flower that blooms in the evening, stays open all night, and then wilts in the morning.  The other common [...]

What’s Poppin’ – Crescent Milkvetch – Moab Flowers

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Crescent Milkvetch    Astragalus amphioxys There are many types of Astragalus that we get to see in the Moab area.  The Crescent Milkvetch is one of the more common ones.  I always look for the purple flowers to signify the early stages of oncoming Spring.  Astragalus is in the Pea family (Fabaceae) and gets its name from its crescent shaped [...]