Welcome to Backcountry Basics

This site started out as a way to share my love of the outdoors, and hopefully in some small way encourage others to spend more time there. Check out one of the articles underneath to get started, or if there is a specific topic you'd like to learn more about, click on the activities tab. Thanks for reading!


Latest Posts

  1. Alternative Solutions for Utah Lake–Round Two!

    I had a lot of fun writing the first batch of alternative solutions for Utah Lake so I decided to do it again! This one was inspired by the Great Salt Lake Issues Forum that I attended.

  2. White Rim Adventures

    My experience biking on the White Rim Road in Canyonlands National Park. It was really hard but also incredibly awesome. 10/10 would recommend but make sure that you are actually in good enough shape to bike around 100 miles.

  3. Standing with Ukraine

    My thoughts on Putin's invasion of Ukraine. For the sake of these great people, let us work to root out injustice and evil from our society

More posts can be found in the archive.