My fellow adventurers and I had packed up our belongings in Zion and headed to Bryce. It took about two hours of straight road, nothing complicated – after trying to find a spot in Zion, we wanted to be super early with the hope of not fighting for a site.
If you don’t have religion you may find it in Zion. Whatever you believe, Zion offers proof that there is a larger spirit at work.
Today I am going to talk about a magical, lonely place somewhere between Page, AZ and Kanab, UT. As you approach the pull off there is a parking area and a sign highlighting the Grand Escalante Staircase (National Monument).
If you have ever experienced a significant move - I'm talking through time zones - you know the feeling of seeing a loved one for the first time in months or even years. There are some friends who stick around and some who fade away into their own lives. It happens, c'est la vie. When your... Continue Reading →
Kolob Terrace road cuts behind Zion National Park. As you drive through the winding roads and grassy plateaus you gain about three thousand feet in fifteen minutes. At the bottom the temperature is in the 80's - hot - as you are in a desert. I finally had to stop just before the summit because my Ford... Continue Reading →
To Some I Have Talked With By the Fire
Quicksand is a mass of sand, clay, and dirt that is porous enough that water becomes trapped forming thick liquid muck. When one thinks of quicksand I bet you can visualize Indiana Jones being swallowed up instantly by a pit of despair. While there is some truth - it is unlikely for it to happen... Continue Reading →