Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Grand Canyon

The grandest canyon of them all at 277 miles long and 18 miles wide. Rory suspected that after traveling through Utah – the land of Canyons we might be “canyoned out…” Looking out over the Grand Canyon the vast panorama … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park is a lot like Arches and Canyonlands but much more diverse in ecology. Besides having cacti and various succulents that are found in the other parks, Zion’s wetter environment allows for more deciduous trees, ferns and mosses … Continue reading

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Canyonlands National Park

After a day hiking in the Canyonlands we were fortunate enough to see the full moon rise above the expansive red canyon landscape. Another singular moment that makes this trip worth while. Seeing the orange moon rise up over the … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

We spent a full day in Arches hiking through the devil’s garden on the primitive trails taking us up and over canyon walls and deep rifts in the Earth’s crust. Through valleys and over ledges we felt a part of … Continue reading

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la ciel de la nuit

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Canyon Camping

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Needles Overlook

Prehistoric, magnificent, dramatic red canyons. A place where you imagine dinosaurs still roaming around. Needles was our introduction to this vast, expansive terrain in the beautiful state of Utah.

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What Light

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Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde is a very good example of how preservation efforts often ruin that which they are attempting to preserve. It reminded me of the time we went to Rome and saw the Colliseum for the first time – ladders … Continue reading

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Cascade Falls, Ouray

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