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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.  ...

drive through some of the most remote land in US, Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, United States travel blog

drive through some of the most remote land in US

A travel blog entry by techhobo

... of the biggest dinosaur fossil discoveries occurred. We took a side tour to a remote arch and did a 3 mile slot canyon hike in the Narrows. We then drove through Page, AZ to show Shaun the Lake Powell area. Grand Staircase - Escalante National ...

Three National Parks in One Day, Escalante, United States travel blog

Three National Parks in One Day

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

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... 's name is strange and its not nearly as beautiful as all the other places around it. Then we went to Grand Staircase-Escalante, which is not actually a National Park but instead a National Monument which is a sort of confusing distinction but pretty and ...

The bestest birthday (yet) - part 1, Escalante, United States travel blog

The bestest birthday (yet) - part 1

A travel blog entry by k.f.ecclestone

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... /container complete with interpretive guides.   http://www.everytrail.com/guide/lower-calf-creek-falls-in-grand-staircase-escalante-national-monument/map      This had about 15 points of interest en route to the Falls; ...

Spooky Day, Escalante, United States travel blog

Spooky Day

A travel blog entry by redrox

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... the phone another car came by from the opposite direction and promised to advise the local mechanic and towing company (there's only one) in Escalante of the situation. We tried to get Wings and Mr Wings to get in our car and come do the hike with us but ...

Eine goldene Kuppel in der Wüste, Escalante, United States travel blog

Eine goldene Kuppel in der Wüste

A travel blog entry by olih

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... eines halbtrockenen Seitenarms und steigen schließlich vorsichtig in das erfrischend kalte, aber nur 20 Zentimeter tiefe Wasser des Escalante.   Nach der Flussquerung sind wir im Neon Canyon und der Rest des Weges ist ein Kinderspiel. Wir ...

Into the Wild, Escalante, United States travel blog

Into the Wild

A travel blog entry by olih

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... erleichtert, als wir wieder das Auto erreicht haben. Mittlerweile ist auch der Himmel komplett zugezogen, die Schlechtwetterfront hat Escalante erreicht. Wir checken im Circle D ein. Den Betreiber finden wir als Bauarbeiter verkleidet im vorderen ...

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

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

A travel blog entry by nicholastjs

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Let's go for a drive, Escalante, United States travel blog

Let's go for a drive

A travel blog entry by redrox

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... but at a slower and more comfortable pace than ever before, at least for us. The next stop is a favorite overlook above the Escalante River. You look across the canyon and on the opposite side the red cliffs rise dramatically and there are a few coves and ...

Red Canyon to the Devils Garden, Escalante, United States travel blog

Red Canyon to the Devils Garden

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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We're back tracking, but this seemed like the perfect day for a hike thru the Red Canyon. The trail is narrow and the soil is like shell. With my lack of coordination and depth perception, I'm amazed that I made it thru with only one slight stumble. This ...

The Last Wilderness, Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, United States travel blog

The Last Wilderness

A travel blog entry by kluehadventures

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... ’s for the tip!  After we were stuffed, we jumped back in the car and on our way to the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument (GSENM for short). The GSENM protects 1.9 million acres and was the last place in the US to be mapped. There are ...

Kaleidoscope of Color Mystery Walk, Escalante, United States travel blog

Kaleidoscope of Color Mystery Walk

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... throughout this area and from which the state “Utah” derives its name; and Navajo, largest tribe now resident in the United States with a nation of over 300,000. In this way too, Utah is a kaleidoscope of color. Today’s walk, however, ...

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