On Saturday I took the kids and dogs to a geocaching event at Potter’s Ponds. My sister and bro-in-law also came, along with a few others from Price. We had a total of 12 people show up for the event, including the host, Dick, who was late due to a flat tire. The weather forecast called for rain but we enjoyed some sunshine and only a couple of very light sprinkles. For a potluck lunch Dick brought some dutch oven meat and potatoes and everyone else brought side dishes, and we just sat around and bullshitted for a while.
I drove south on the way home so I could detour onto Trail Mountain. I’d never been up there and I wasn’t disappointed by the views into the canyons on all sides of the mountain. The road ended at the south end of the mountain, overlooking Straight Canyon, and we found a geocache there. During the drive back off the mountain I noticed some snow accumulating on the spine of the Wasatch Plateau to the west. I finished the drive through Cottonwood Canyon where there were still some colorful aspen mixed in with bare trees. A week or two earlier probably would have been a better time for catching fall colors.
Photo Gallery: Potter’s Ponds ’15 and Trail Mountain (11 Photos)
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