Grand Staircase Escalante

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Utah:  July 2012 Grand Staircase Escalante History: Grand Staricase Escalante is one of the most remote areas that I have ever been.  The national monument is made up of 1.9 million acres of untouched land in southern Utah.  It wasn’t until

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Desert Rainbow

Adam Haggerty Photography

Photo Spotlight Desert Rainbow Desert Rain When a rain storm is coming in the desert, you know it!  Big ominous dark clouds roll off the mountains and inch closer and closer.  The first thing to hit you in a desert

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Calf Creek

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Utah Calf Creek Just outside of Grand Staircase Escalante National Memorial is a little pull off at the trilhead of Lower Calf Creek Falls.   Calf Creek Falls As you round a bend in the trail you come into a

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Bryce Canyon

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Utah Bryce Canyon National Park   Where to Morning comes early and we break camp around 5:00am.  We spent the night on BLM (Basic Land Management) land just outside the park on East Fork Rd.  The three of us spent

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Cruising Speed

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Hundreds of feet above the houses below, this glider speeds through the sky.  The sun is setting and casts a surreal glow to the skyline.  A slow shutter speed calls for a tricky shot as I have to perfectly mimmic

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A Delicate Moment

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  2:00 am slowly roles around.  The clouds in the sky clear, the moon rises and the earth keeps spinning.  Here I find myself sitting alone in the peaceful darkness atop a small mountain in the center of Arches National

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When Things Go Wrong

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The truth about adventure lies in its definition. Adventure (Verb): To engage in hazardous and exciting activity, esp. the exploration of unknown territory. To “engage in hazardous and exciting activity.”  What a perfect definition for the travel thrill seeker.  What

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Place of Refuge

Place of Refuge

Zion National Park got its name from Mormon settlers, Zion meaning place of refuge. It’s not hard to imagine where the early settlers got the name from.  As you enter into the park you have canyon walls rising up on

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First look at Arches

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  A late night car ride brings us into the desert, nothing but the road illuminated by the narrow beams of light cast on the road ahead are visible.  Cloud covered skies are hardly bright enough to silhouette the mountains shrouded

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Why the “California Gull” sate

A first Look at Arches

Why the “California Gull” state? Expedition Utah  was a somewhat of a random adventure destination.  Lets be honest, whats the first thing that comes to mind when you think “Utah?”  Well from most of the people I have polled its

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