Bybee's Steppingstone Motel
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... nights and warm afternoons happen on average about 180 days per year. Add in some rain and wind and Ta Da! Hoodoos!
Casey has researched our options for hiking today and has decided to chart a unique path that involves not one “standard” trail, but combinations of many trails including “The Navajo Loop”, “Queens Garden”, “Wall Street”, A Bryce Amphitheater Connector trail, the western portion of ...
Friday morning - this place we stayed at hasn't got much going for it! Didn't like the bed or the lightweight pillow, the heater was really noisy, a 'water saver' shower - and worst of all, slow internet! I'm trying again to download the pictures.
I picked the wrong photos or our photos weren't good enough - they don't do justice to the awesome colours, and the amazing shapes. It was cloudy - my excuse.
... formed by erosion of the soft stone. It is named after Ebenezer and Mary Bryce who, in the 1880s, inhabited a cabin near the "canyon." Ebenezer had cattle that would wander into the hoodoos and he would have to search for them. Initially the area was referred to as Bryce’s canyon.
We introduced ourselves ...
... Street. This has steep switchbacks going down to the floor of the canyon. It is really awesome walking along the hoodoos. This trail is three miles and not a bad hike until the very end. The last .8 mile is hiking up out of the canyon. Overall, the trail was very pretty with great views, tunnels, and other views amongst the red rocks. Although the climb out was tiring, I was glad we did this hike. We ate lunch overlooking the canyon and savoring our last look at the canyon ...
... to other families of swimmers and recounted our plans for the next few months! The waterfall was worth the walk, which is saying something.
After recharging with our packed lunch from the Hotel, we began the journey back to the car. The peak of the heat had passed but it was still 30+ and we some how finished the return leg of our rather ambitious hike. We were very pleased to see the drinking taps at the entrance to the ...