Travel Blogs from Escalante, United States

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Tuesday 20 May, Escalante, United States travel blog

Tuesday 20 May

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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Tuesday 20th May This morning we went exploring around the campsite. We cycled down the road a little, to a small store and then went for a walk up to the top of a ridge which gave us a great view of the area. It got pretty hot so we all went back for ...

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Escalante, United States travel blog

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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With Ramrod fixed we made it easily to Escalante. Once we found a supburb camp spot on the river and filling out the usual registration and depositing cash in a box, we took off for a waterfall after taping up my feet with huge amount of duct tape to try ...

Escalante to Blanding, Escalante, United States travel blog

Escalante to Blanding

A travel blog entry by skater

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Again we got up early but could only have breakfast at 7.30am. We could grab a coffee and tea but was chucked out again as he was going to hoover! We could only go back at 7.30 which we did. The other guests wanted to know about Brexit and how bad it ...

Slot Canyons in Utah, Escalante, United States travel blog

Slot Canyons in Utah

A travel blog entry by vagrant_reality

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We left Bryce Canyon and headed towards Escalante in search of slot canyons. Travelling along the bumpy 'Hole in the Rock' road, a dirt road, to get there I felt strangely tired. In fact, most people in the van fell slowly into a deep slumber. Turns out ...

Last part of the Lower 48 to get mapped out, Escalante, United States travel blog

Last part of the Lower 48 to get mapped out

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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Hwy 12 is a Scenic Byway through Utah. Very remote. this area was the last part to be mapped out in the Lower 48 in US. No wonder there are hardly any cars and cell phone service is non-existent Verizon, for hundreds of miles. That's just the phone, data ...

Bryce Canyon, Escalante, United States travel blog

Bryce Canyon

A travel blog entry by martin_reto

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Bryce Canyon Nach einigen erholsamen Tagen in Las Vegas machten wir uns erneut auf den Weg einige Nationalparks zu erkunden. Erster Halt war der wunderschoene Bryce Canyon... wie Ihr Euch auf den Fotos ueberzeugen koennt.... :-))))) Nur schon ...

Melting Rock, Escalante, United States travel blog

Melting Rock

A travel blog entry by greggwatts

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... 't a sunny day. We had left a couple days free, planning to be back country hiking overnight in the Escalante-Grand Staircase area in some lonely as yet undetermined canyon. With the rain turning the back country roads to ...

Just my luck., Escalante, United States travel blog

Just my luck.

A travel blog entry by s2sslauren

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Today started off really nice. We had a pancake breakfast over at Clarke's and then left shortly after. Chad's girlfriend has been joining us these past few days so they needed someone to drive their car over to the hotel while they drove. I ended up ...

Calf Creek (16 miles), Escalante, United States travel blog

Calf Creek (16 miles)

A travel blog entry by vagabondlively

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I woke up and seriously considered staying another day in Escalante. I think the daunting elevation gain in the next 50 or so miles is what was doing the talking. I got up and couldn't really justify staying. I waved and shared a long smile with Will ...

Putting on the Pounds in Escalante, Escalante, United States travel blog

Putting on the Pounds in Escalante

A travel blog entry by greggwatts

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... dinner we made another discovery. We dined at the Hell's Backbone Grill in Boulder. Boulder claims to be the last town in the United States to have had the mail delivered by mule, well into the 1940's, when deliveries were made over the precipitous Hell's ...

Escalante, Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, United States travel blog

Escalante

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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We drove scenic highway 12 around and through Escalante National Monument, through rain and snow (just a little bit of snow on the peaks). One memorable scene was a golden eagle perched atop a dead deer on the side of the road. Just like a National ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley and Escalante, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by sueandrich

... make rattlesnake jokes now and then. Not that funny really. He is perfecting his rattlesnake imitation though. We stayed a night in Escalante in a cabin which reminds us of Little House on The Prairie, which is about 40 miles from Bryce Canyon, cos ...

Kanab - Bryce Canyon - Kodachrome - Escalante, Escalante, United States travel blog

Kanab - Bryce Canyon - Kodachrome - Escalante

A travel blog entry by travelfishes

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... Ecke - auch schön. Die Fahrt führt uns weiter entlang des Scenic Byway 12 ins Gebiet Grand Staircase / Escalante. Die Strecke ist unglaublich schön, den Namen hat sich dieser Highway nicht umsonst verdient gemacht... Ursprünglich wollten wir ...

Exploring some of Grand Staircase-Escalante, Escalante, United States travel blog

Exploring some of Grand Staircase-Escalante

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... the badlands which were once an ocean bed and hold many fossil treasures. This area was the last area to be chartered, in continental United States, by Major Powell, in the mid 1800s. we were in some of the 1.9 million acres of the national ...

unterwegs in Utah, Escalante, United States travel blog

unterwegs in Utah

A travel blog entry by pura-vida

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Eigentlich war unsere Utah Rundfahrt völlig spontan geplant, doch wie sich herausstellen sollte, absolut lohnenswert. Wir waren uns erst nicht sicher, ob wir all diese Canyons und Steinlandschaften in Utah überhaupt besuchen sollten. "Die sind doch eh ...

Road Tripping in Injun Country, Escalante, United States travel blog

Road Tripping in Injun Country

A travel blog entry by sammygrim

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... Monument, Natural Bridges National Monument, Capitol Reef National Park. Other scheduled stops over the next week are at Escalante National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Glen Canyon Ntional Recreation Area, and the icing on ...

Fahrtag mit einem Bonbon am Ende, Escalante, United States travel blog

Fahrtag mit einem Bonbon am Ende

A travel blog entry by gabymarie

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... sind trotzdem gelungen. Cathrine begrüßte uns dann herzlich im B&B. Nach dem Auspacken und dem Empfangs-Bierchen fahren wir zum Escalante Outfitter. Dort gibt es eine Family-Pizza und Rotwein. Es gibt dort eine neue Bedienung, eine nette Frau aus ...

Spooky & Peek-a-boo Gulch, Slot Canyons, Escalante, United States travel blog

Spooky & Peek-a-boo Gulch, Slot Canyons

A travel blog entry by jacobrowe

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Spooky & Peek-a-boo Gulch, Slot ...

Day 10 - Arches NP, Escalante SP, United States travel blog

Day 10 - Arches NP

A travel blog entry by kellenberg

... road, grazing and relaxing. Our day of delicious meals was not over as the cooking crew, upon our arrival to Escalante SP, prepared a tasty Italian meal of Farfalle pasta in Pesto sauce with chicken. After enjoying our fabulous meal and evening ...

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, Utah, Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, United States travel blog

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, Utah

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill

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... is considered the top scenic view route in the nation.  It lives up to its reputation.    Drove into Escalante Petrified Forest State Park just west of the town of Escalante (named after a Spanish Missionary, Father Escalante who explored ...

An interesting afternoon and evening..., Escalante,  United States travel blog

An interesting afternoon and evening...

A travel blog entry by marcuslindberg

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... was hot like h...! lol.. Then again.. an hour on the crappy, shakey dirtroad. Phew! lol.. When we got back to the near town, Escalante we found us a small motel as it was dark when we got back. After checking in we went to this small bar to get something ...

Une rencontre bien rigolote, Escalante, United States travel blog

Une rencontre bien rigolote

A travel blog entry by maa3

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... répond:" Ah oui, ici nous sommes tous un peu fous" en pointant vers sa tête. Et c'est ainsi que cette rencontre se termine. Retour à Escalante pour laver mon linge. Tout est bien qui finit bien, comme dirait Maxine, ma ...

Calf Creek Falls, Escalante, United States travel blog

Calf Creek Falls

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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CALF CREEK FALLS One of the most unique features in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Trail follows Calf Creek to the 126-foot high lower falls. The brochure says it's 6 miles round trip. However, our trail GPS totaled 7.5 miles. None of ...

Pee-ka-boo/Spooky Slot Canyon & Devil's Garden, Escalante, United States travel blog

Pee-ka-boo/Spooky Slot Canyon & Devil's Garden

A travel blog entry by piming

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... fly out to the open world.  Great protein, good outdoor survival food, the maggot are sweet lasting, like leeches.  It's becoming my go-to food while hiking in GSENM (Grand Staircase-Escalante Nat'l Monument).         ...

Slot Canyons at Dry Fork, Escalante, United States travel blog

Slot Canyons at Dry Fork

A travel blog entry by wanderlust2000

... before we hit the trail. The slot canyons were awesome, we spent the better part of the morning before heading back towards escalante. We, at this point, did not know where we were heading, so we figured we would stop for lunch and figure it ...

Day 6: Kodachrome to Escalante, Escalante, United States travel blog

Day 6: Kodachrome to Escalante

A travel blog entry by jillgreen

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Day 6: Kodachrome State Park to Escalante (Cowboy Country Inn) Daily Mileage: 43 Miles (69 Km). Elevation: Approximately 5843ft to 7562ft. Total riding time: Approximately 6½ hours. The previous night Lee had already quietly agonized over a hill that we ...

Utah's fabulous marvels of nature!, Escalante, United States travel blog

Utah's fabulous marvels of nature!

A travel blog entry by jamiefota

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Today we both got up very early at 4am and waited for daylight to get started on our next adventure.  We continued our travels on Rt. 93 towards the Utah border without coffee (talk about two nonfunctioning brains!).  We had breakfast and ...

Spooky and Peekaboo Slot Canyons, Escalante, United States travel blog

Spooky and Peekaboo Slot Canyons

A travel blog entry by moose7200

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... in the morning, our guide, Shawn, arrived at our vacation rental to pick us up.  We drove to the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, the location of all the places we visited today.  It was warmer than I thought, but it was really ...

Burr Trail and eclipse, Escalante, United States travel blog

Burr Trail and eclipse

A travel blog entry by cytravel

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... Backway that winds its way through red rock canyons between Boulder and Lake Powell.  It travels through Grand Staircase-Escalante, Capitol Reef and the Glen Canyon Recreation Area.  The road was originally built as a cattle trail. ...

Laundry, work,  internet, and site seeing, Escalante, United States travel blog

Laundry, work, internet, and site seeing

A travel blog entry by gobino

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... doing laundry, catching up on work and mingling with high society trailer park members.  After lunch we headed to the Escalante Petrified Forest.  Although not THE petrified forest in the area, we saw impressive pieces of petrified wood.  ...

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