Funnel Arch

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On Wednesday, Marilyn, Marie, and I visited Funnel Arch. We had tried to go there several years ago, but came to a steep section, supposedly still class 3, which we weren’t certain we could down-climb. This year, we came equipped … Continued

Delicate Arch Hike – Arches National Park

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On Tuesday, Marilyn, Marie, and I hiked to Delicate Arch and back. After that, we paid a visit to the Windows area. The park roads are closed between 7 pm and 7 am this year. Ours was one of hundreds … Continued

Canyonlands National Park – Needles

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Here are some of Marilyn’s photos from the day:

Natural Bridges National Monument

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Sipapu Bridge… Marie, at the top of one of the ladders: More views of Sipapu bridge:     Marilyn and Marie… This is the underside of Kachina Bridge. I found it hard to get compelling pictures of the entire bridge … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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A view of Red Mountain from the Tortoise Trail: The 1960 Chevy in Stoneman Wash: More views from Stoneman Wash…

Sunday Hike – Dixie Mine Trail

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Marilyn, Marie, and I hiked the Dixie Mine Trail, out to the gravel road and back. Near the intersection with the Sonoran Trail, we saw three deer!

Friday Fitness Hike

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Mike, Bob, Linda, Sara, Dorinda, and I hiked 10.6 miles on the Dixie Mine, Prospector, Bell Pass, Windmill, Coachwhip, and Dixie Mine (again, for the return) trails. Our total ascent on this hike was a bit over 1500 feet. A … Continued

2017 Graduation!

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North Peak Trail – Mazatzals

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On Sunday, I hiked the North Peak Trail with a visit to the North Peak in the Mazatzals.  Hike distance was nearly 11 miles with around 4,000 feet of total ascent. Bob and Mike, who accompanied me for part of … Continued

Bryce Canyon – 2016-06-14

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Marilyn’s photos of Bryce Canyon…

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