Stratford Court Hotel
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Woke up this morning and checked the weather. Real shock as it was going to be minus 6 we tried to see if we could get a cabin for another night but they were all booked - it is a Saturday and National Parks Day - found that out next day. Decided to find a hotel then closer to our next nights camping. Found a great deal at Best Travel Inn Cedar city thanks to Hotels.com iPhone App. Then headed into Bryce Canyon for the day. Stopped ...
... is not fenced and there a numerous deaths in National Parks every year. If this was back home, the fencing would be so high! We returned after going to another very short look out in front of the lodge, had a few photos taken and went back for a well earned beer at 5.00 pm. Mike was our barman, he actually poured beer from a plastic cup into our glasses, Andrew still tipped him against my wishes. The beer was very expensive at $12.40 for two Grand Canyon ...
... pools were unfortunately closed because of washout, so we instead had a great time climbing and playing on the rocks around the pool.
Our final stop was The Court of the Patriarchs....so named by a Methodist minister that visited the park in 1916. While this 40 foot climb almost doesn't qualify as a hike, it affords the best view of the sandstone peaks named Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Partially covering Jacob is ...
... the Angels Landing ridge move out into the middle of the canon, with its knife edge ridge through a few trees. When you stand and look at it long enough you begin to realise that the odd tree on the top is not moving it is a human ant and you start to realise where the track goes, and what is expected of you! Time to sit down, drink and eat something and make sure we have the patience and power in our legs to be safe and get to the top.
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... huge groves of aspens. Interspersed were lava flow beds and in the distance, you could see ancient cinder cones.
After picking up more supplies and having dinner, headed back across the plateau. When we got back to the cabin, the deer were back again. One spent almost an hour eating its share of grain. Just a nice relaxing day all in all.