Camped in Comb Wash in the midst of a small but old cottonwood stand, with glowing red rock walls. The morning sun lit up the whole area and sent my camera into color overload. Continue reading “Utah Adventure Pt 7 – Hovenweep”
Heading into Canyonlands National Park from the southern entrance is pretty awe-inspiring. After turning off highway 191 and heading west there is a large expanse that separates the distant mountains. Then the plains give way to a flowering meadow and begins cutting into a canyon. Newspaper Rock is located just inside where the canyon opens and allows the cottonwoods to overtake the cut.
I recently returned from Utah on a 5 day adventure touring some petroglyphs around Green River and the Four Corners Region. Camping under the stars and hiking into some of these remote areas was exhilarating and exhausting. Utah in May is still very comfortable with highs in the 80-90’s and lows averaging around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The humidity was low and the vegetation was very green and lush while the flowers were in full bloom.
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