I’ve been exploring the canyons of southern Utah for thirty years. My earliest memories of Utah’s magnificent buttes and valleys come from the John Ford westerns I watched as a kid. When I had my own kids I took them to Monument Valley, and rented a rustic house in a remote canyon outside of Moab, Utah. We spent every summer there, four wheeling, floating the Delores River, and climbing the red rocks in search of petroglyphs.
As the years went by our friends saw photos and videos of our summer trips and ventured west to explore with us. I guided them on four wheeling expeditions through Professor Valley, Onion Creek, Top of the World, Dome Plateau, Steel Bender and many other trails. The climax of our adventure has always been a fabulous prime steak grilled to perfection at a magnificent viewpoint along the trail.
The dramatic landscapes of Moab have given me peace of mind and provided a magnificent tableau that can be seen and felt in my photos of the area, evoking a poetic vision of the American West. – Mick Scully a.k.a. Mr. Steak is a grill master, outdoor adventurer, father, and husband. His line of signature grills can be found online and at Bass Pro Shops nationwide.