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Grand Canyon: Ooh Aah to O’Neill Butte

December 8th, 2020 After yesterday’s jaunt, we’re continuing on the South Kaibab Trail towards O’Neill Butte. A few scrubby trees and bushes cling to the rocky spine we’re navigating. It looks as if the trail ends in the open space above the canyon but it twists to the right and drops down to the next layer where the canyon opens

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Bryce Canyon Pictorial

December 4th, 2020 After yesterday’s geology lesson about hoodoos, today we’re finally entering Bryce Canyon! My pictorial takes us from Sunrise Point to Queen’s Garden Trail, up the west side of Peekaboo Loop to the trail leading up to Bryce Point (last photo) with return to Sunrise Point on the Rim Trail overlooking the canyon (about 10 miles/16 km in

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Afternoon at Zion

November 28th, 2020 Just around the corner from yesterday’s plain view, the road to Zion National Park descends into a canyon while the surrounding landscape protrudes suddenly in sedimentary peaks. The geology of Zion spans up to 270 million years, connecting with Bryce Canyon to the north and the Grand Canyon to the south. While researching this, I finally came

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