Monday, May 25, 2009

Part VII Backpacking Southern Utah
April 4 - April 19
St. George Utah, the view from Larry's back stoop
We begin our hike down Harris Wash with the remains of a dead cow; As a pioneer once said, "this country is a hell of a place to loose a cow."

Hiking down Harris Wash with a full moon in the sky

Dried cracked mud
Yoga near the Escalante River

Hiking down Harris Wash

An arch that is about 5 inches tall

The confluence of Harris Wash and the Escalante River
White Navajo sandstone

Moonrise in Escalante
Hiking up Silver Falls Wash
Trees beginning to bud in the desert
In which the cows and Larry engage in a stand off
Indian Paintbrush in bloom
Peekaboo Canyon
Unexpected winter weather hits our camp
Panoramic view of Escalante and Calf Creek

Calf Creek Falls
Panoramic views of hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park
The Cathedral Rock in BCNP
Larry prepares for our Easter egg hunt in BCNP

Panoramic view of the Escalante Canyon

Natural Bridge

Natural Arch

Archeological site beneath the natural arch

Petroglyphs beneath the natural arch

Scaling a slot canyon

Planting tomatoes and peppers in Larry's garden

Zion National Park

Double Arches in ZNP

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