Utah Adventure Pt 11 – Horseshoe Canyon

Utah Adventure Pt 11 – Horseshoe Canyon

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travis_smStretching my arms upward as I scan the horizon, I’m getting excited to hike into Horseshoe Canyon. I’m back at Crystal Geyser, and enjoying the view overlooking the Green River. Its early morning and the sun is dancing above the horizon and beginning to dispel the cool air┬áthat night brought to the area. Cattle are grazing on the grass just south of the geyser, and I notice the geyser has burped a few splashes onto the surrounding rock and steam has started to form. Continue reading “Utah Adventure Pt 11 – Horseshoe Canyon”

Utah Adventure Pt 6 – Butler Canyon Ruins

Utah Adventure Pt 6 – Butler Canyon Ruins

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20160511_182911Heading 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.

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