Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon panorama

We’re starting the trip back home, but first we stopped at Bryce Canyon for a brief view and some photography. It was windy and cold, but the colors popped, especially with contrast of the snow. Photos, even wide angle ones, have a difficult time portraying the broad vistas of the canyon. […]

Zebra Canyon, Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument

Zebra Canyon

Directions to Zebra Canyon: take Hole in Rock road to the third cattle guard, park at the obvious spot in the desert, and follow the trail. In less than a mile the trail drops into a wash, and the scenery gets interesting.

This is actually a pretty easy hike, but it didn’t feel […]

Hidden Canyon hike in Zion

Originally we had planned to head to Bryce in the morning, but Mark really wanted to hike to Hidden Canyon. So, as quickly as we could, we loaded up, checked out of our motel, and headed for the Zion visitor’s center to board the shuttle.

The trailhead at Weeping Wall serves Hidden Canyon, the East […]