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It was a real joy being back in the "country" away from all the big city noises of Salt Lake City. It was so quiet at night and while it was cool, it was not cold like it was up north. We all got a good nights sleep and were ready to start the day with a nice breakfast of SPAMbled egg and toast.
We're very close to the town of St. George which has a Catholic church. We used our favorite Mass resource www.masstimes.org to look up ...
... which gave the place a more surreal look than I could have imagined . . .my pictures don't do it justice. It was red like Mars with a landscape to match.
On the other side of Zion it was dark and cold and I had a chilly ride to Hurricane. It was a great day for seeing really cool stuff. I have only ridden 300 miles in the last 2 days but 150 miles were on challenging "roads".
... fairly common layout, an 18 mile scenic drive with many overlooks and trails. It is all dazzling and impressive. There is one spot at Bryce Point that overlooks a huge ampitheatre completely filled with hoodoos. Without doubt, it is the single most memorable view of my entire trip, which is saying a lot for I have seen a great deal. Just gazing upon it will make you glad that you visited this park. I did take many pictures but they do not ...
... break the road trip into two easy halves. The hike is at around 9000fr and the forecast is single digit Celsius temps so could be a different experience to today.
By the number
Miles/KM run: 34/56
Miles/KM Hiked: 131/210
Miles/KM cycled: 190/305
What I listened to: I was so impressed with my exposition on the roots of playlist 2500 that I listened to it all ...
... to time. We can get text messages easily now, so have no fear and shoot us a message if'n ya get a hankerin'.
We took a short walk around the park and spotted a flock of those sweet desert Quail that seem to abound from here on south. Lynn spotted a nice, fat Cottontail Rabbit, right near the Cottontail Group Site. Is there a message there? Rabbit stew? We think not...
Since the temp is still getting down below ...
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