Edmaier’s Secret Is Still A Secret
This place along the Utah/Arizona border defies description. It’s near Coyote Buttes, home of The Wave, and has similar geological peculiarities. The location is named after German landscape photographer Bernard Edmaier. Don’t ask me how to get there because it’s not easy to locate. Ask my two friends who also made the trek. First of…
A Carpet Of Yellow
Springtime rains have spawned a carpet of yellow at Wahweap Creek near Big Water, Utah
The Wave Part 4- The Light Was Just Right
As I trekked out to The Wave last Monday, my plan was to end up at the main attraction late in the day when the light was just right and there were no others there. I had the place to myself! The other 19 permit holders were long gone. No one to get in the…
Coyote Buttes- A Whimsical Product Of The Forces Of Nature.
Coyote Buttes, on the Arizona/Utah border, is a landscape that defies description. Freud would have trouble developing a diagnosis for this patient. One look at it will put a smile on your face along with a frown. It’s situated at The Vermillion Cliffs National Monument and is well protected. At North Coyote Buttes, a trip…
Surf’s Up! The only things missing were a surfboard, an ocean and Spicoli’s van!
I was able to secure a permit for The Wave at Coyote Buttes North! I showed up last Friday at the BLM office in Kanab, Utah to enter the dreaded lottery. During winter months when the BLM office is closed on weekends, they conduct the lottery on Friday for Saturday, Sunday and Monday permits This…
Clouds and Fog at Zion Country- Day One
The storm that ravaged California the past few days made its way to Southern Utah as I hoped and provided some great photo ops and much needed moisture.
Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon Trail
You’re probably wondering about the name. William Granstaff , a black man, settles in Moab in 1877 and successfully becomes a cattle rancher. The trail leads you through this glorious canyon composed of Navajo Sandstone, Cottonwoods, Willows, Juniper, Pinyon Pine, some prickly Cactus and one refreshing perennial creek. The big payoff is at the end(2…