Month: July 2016
Cedar Breaks Flora
Cedar Breaks National Monument is a geologic marvel but in July, visitors come for the floral display. At over 10,000 feet in elevation, the seasons arrive later than sooner.
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Cedar Breaks National Monument in Southern Utah is often called the mini-Bryce. Similar to Bryce Canyon National Park but not quite as hoodooish(New Word).
Up On Kolob Terrace
In the high country of Southern Utah exist acres and acres of forests and pastures. Yesterday was a good day to beat the high heat (100 degrees F) at the lower elevations and garner some good photos from here and at Cedar Breaks National Monument(Pics to follow).
The Many Faces Of The Coneflower
The Coneflower can take on many shapes and looks. It’s the ultimate shape shifter!
Grand Canyon’s Cape Final
Not sure why they call it Cape Final although if you take one more step at this Grand Canyon rim viewpoint, it will be your final. It’s about a 3,000 foot drop from this point. To get there, you hike two miles through a Ponderosa pine forest with moderate elevation gain. The trail head is…
North Rim Sunset
Some sunset shots at The North Rim of The Grand Canyon. Some images show smoke beyond the South Rim, from a prescribed fire.
Zion’s Checkerboard Mesa Is A Natural Phenomenon
Produced from millions of years of erosion and cross bedding of the soft sandstone layers, Zion National Park’s Checkerboard Mesa is a natural geologic feature. One visitor to the park asked me if it was man made, probably because they couldn’t comprehend how nature could offer this. No stucco here!
Colors of The Grand Canyon
Mineral deposits and vegetation produce various colors in The Grand Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Grand Canyon Milky Way
From the other night.