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... pioneers, and especially the Mormons endured at the end of the 19th century when they homesteaded some of these desolate places and tried to survive.
The real problem here is conveying the grandeur, expansiveness, jaw dropping beauty of this whole area because our photos don't come close. We bought some "Official" pictorials, shot by professionals, and they're better.
We passed one summit that was at 9,600 ft, and the climb up there was ...
... above him on the rocks and he had grasped onto small footholds in the cliff. But when they faced a sheer wall above, Major Powell had no place to go. He could not climb higher yet he lost his footing down. The other man, Jacob Hamblin, quickly took off his shirt and hung it down to Powell who then grabbed it and pulled himself up to a ledge. He was able then to continue safely. He had one arm!!!!! We complain about stubbed toes and someone ...
... Detour" button on the GPS and it sends us back to the "main road" (good!), only to send us through a different dirt road a couple miles further.
Sandy suggests to use her phone GPS. (I bought Navigon USA a while back on for the both of us. This so we would have offline maps to use in case of emergency. Unfortunately my phone refused to locate the maps and she got a new phone on which we forgot to reinstall. Thanks to the fine Cosmopolitan internet connection we ...
... nice young couple with children 9 and 6 from Denver in the site next to us. They come to this park every year put pull their kids out of school for the week. It seems that everyone pulls their kids out of school in the west for traveling all over or they say they are being home schooled.
Sunday, May 5 – Goblin Valley State Park, Utah
This campground is off of route 24 about 20 miles north of ...
... behind isolated pools of water, and we happened upon a tiny trapped bat that caught my attention with his struggles to get free. We scooped him out of the mud with a stick and, in doing so, pulled a pile of the gooey mud with him. His wings and legs remained stuck in the mud we’d scooped with him, so we doused him with several droughts from Denise’s water bottle and left him in the sun to dry. ...
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