Tag: Grand Staircase
A Frozen Willis Creek
I’ve been to Willis Creek’s slot canyon during the warmer months so I wasn’t expecting snow and ice the other day. It made for some slick navigation which shortened our hike. Willis Creek is located in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah.
Cool Clay Beds
At the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah. This is an area that the Trump administration is reducing to half its original size. You can’t mess with this area and I believe this area is not being affected.
I’d Rather Be….. Hiking With Friends at Buckskin Gulch or Spooky?
This was from a few years ago but the same friends are visiting in a few weeks. Maybe Buckskin Gulch or Hole In the Rock Road’s Spooky Gulch. OR
Along “Hole In The Rock Road”
This is a 54 mile dirt and gravel road that reaches Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Southern Utah. It should be named “Hole In The Head Road” because you must have one to finish this. It begins near the town of Escalante and The Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument. The…
Paria Clay Beds
Also known in geologic terms as the Chinle Formation located at Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. This spot is located at the old Paria Movie Set where The Outlaw Josie Wales was filmed. I half expected Clint Eastwood to come walking out of the landscape. These were shot an hour or two before sunset and…
Yellow Rock via Slide Show and Music by Beck
This is a companion post to previous one of Yellow Rock . This is a slideshow with music. Watch in HiDef. Beck’s latest album can be purchased at itunes.
Surreal Yellow Rock
Yellow Rock at The Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah is yellow but also red, magenta, gold, orange, lime, blue, purple, rust, maroon, amber, tangerine, pink, scarlet, black, azure, brass, bronze, rose, brown, plum, sepia, mustard, sapphire, turquoise, peach, myrtle and even zucchini! Yellow Rock is difficult to find and very difficult to…
Photo Of The Week- Pyramids in Utah?
The remote and rough Cottonwood Canyon Road weaves its way for 47 miles through The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah. Do NOT attempt to drive this road under wet conditions. You won’t make it. I did it a few weeks ago on a hot and sunny day and found this scene that resembles…