Super 8 Motel - Torrey/Capitol Reef Area
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... hot showers in a spotless ablutions block. All was well- we were as cosy as could be.(The next morning the ice was around the sprinklers! The cold front was hanging on.) That afternoon we had time to drive part way into Capitol Reef National Park to Panorama Point, Goosenecks Overlook, ( the bottom layer here is the same age as the top layer of the Grand Canyon) and Sunset Point. Gorgeous!
Wildlife Watch: deer
... to the rocks around. I should say the driving here is interesting. One is either hammering at their top speed of 65 down the freeway with large container trucks bearing on one or else travelling on dead straight roads with not a sole in sight.
We passed by Bryce Canyon with an indication of the sights to be seen there with columns of sandstone in amazing shapes. Where to have lunch? We passed a lovely cafe in Tropic but decided we could drive a little further to ...
... you red rocks buttes and stacks and miles upon mile of desert we are in big sky land.
This trail is worth the trip it is scenic back country at it's very best it is a real gem. 17 mile dirt and gravel road with a mix of terrain very steep in sections which was fun two up,
it connects with the Moki Dugway which is a series of tight switch backs
climbing up the cedar Mesa the view from the ...
... the walls narrowed so much it was impossible to hike with a backpack on. In places the bottom of the canyon floor was about a foot width wide, sometimes narrower. We found that it was best to stem/chimney a few feet off the ground where it was wider vs trying to stay at the bottom where it was incredibly tight. Once A figured out the climbing technique, she did great. E was not liking the tight fit and began to panic/fuss, but we got her though it. ...
... than most Americans. This is terrifying news. I'm a freaking tourist. Anyway, the road. I still can't describe this road. When I have a chance I will clip the road trip together. You won't believe your eyes.
Other highlights of the day include seeing some deer, and seeing buffalo!!! Freaking buffalo!!!! I don't care that they are in someone's paddock - they're still buffalo. They are the size of small cars.
Dinner was ...