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... I was lost and wouldn't make it to the visitor center where they held the lottery in time. After a tense hour of indecision I finally managed to get there only to hear the heartbreaking news that a storm was brewing and would make the trailhead impassible so I wouldn't be able to do the hike that I wanted to the very most. Ugh, such a disappointment :(. Perhaps next week though when I drive back this way.
So, on the verge of tears, ...
... them on the way up) and floated down the river for a bit.
Utterly exhausting as the headway is so slow and lots of slipping and sliding. Lots of needing to help each other. Lots of slide mud when you tried to do the banks. But shady and water related so Ruth and James in their element.
A really memorable day.
Appendix: Lost items
One sock- Tom
One fleece- Ruth
... a selfie while holding what appeared to be a tortilla. We stepped out of the car and asked him if he would like us to take his picture (with his food item?). He immediately asked if we were from South Africa, which seemed like a rather odd question until we remembered that Steve was wearing a South African Airways hat that he had acquired during a trip there in 2012. The young man turned out to be a nuclear engineer who was traveling across the country from California to ...
After leaving LA we headed to Las Vegas. We got to Vegas around 1 and checked in at Paris. We spent the rest of the afternoon and evening walking through each hotel playing penny slots and enjoying the different themes. Originally we wanted to "drink our way around the world" like in Epicot until we realized every drink was about 15$. I did win 22$ on my first penny slot which ...
... with switchbacks and the tallest cliffs we've seen on the trip! This is the Zion - Mt. Carmel Highway & is as dramatic as all the brochures & hype promised. So impressive! Sadly, Canyon Overlook trail's parking lot was full (noon on a Sat.), so we missed that hike. :(
Got to Cable Mountain Lodge at 12:30 PM - too early to check in but got a parking tag for our car & enjoyed a picnic lunch by the Virgin River within the lodge's grounds ...