Tag Archives: Utah

UT-CO State Line

Leaving Utah, we headed into Colorado to camp at Colorado National Monument and then pick Heidi up in Grand Junction. I’ve always been a fan of Colorado’s unique state line markers, but this one had suffered quite a bit of vandalism.

Canyonlands Needles District Panoramas

Two panoramic composites I created from photos taken in the remote Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. The first pano was taken near “Elephant Hill” seen on the right. Click the images to launch a new window with larger versions of the panoramas. “Elephant Hill” […]

Cave Spring Camp, Canyonlands, UT

In the late 1800s, the most important industry in the Western United States was the cattle and sheep business. Ranchers would roam the countryside looking for pastures where their livestock to graze. Around 1890, they began bringing their herds into Canyonlands National Park (though it […]

Hiking Canyonlands’ Needles District

The last park we visited in Utah was Canyonlands National Park (recently made famous by the great movie 127 Hours) . This park is HUGE and is split up into three districts: Island in the Sky, The Maze, and The Needles. I had read that […]

Looking Glass Rock, UT

Just south of Moab, down a dirt road off Highway 191, is Looking Glass Rock. The site doesn’t get many visitors and isn’t marked very well from the main road. I found out about it from a local who recommended we swing by on our way […]

Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument, Utah

A huge flat rock in southeastern Utah with one of the largest known collections of petroglyphs in the world.

Arches Nat’l Park Panoramas

Arches National Park not only has some of the most incredible landmarks on this planet, but they have been given some cool names. Names like Garden of Eden, Devil’s Playground, Parade of Elephants, Tower of Babel, Fiery Furnace, Three Gossips, Dark Angel Arch… Here are […]

Arches in Black & White

It’s 2011 and I’ve been so busy since our wonderful road trip last year that I’m still behind on editing & publishing images. Here’s a collection of monochromatic photographs I made in Arches National Park.

Tibetan Music at Arches

One of the interesting things we saw heard at Arches National Park was a young man playing music on Tibetan “singing bowls” at the base of the Double Arch. The notes that reverberated from the steel bowls made a really beautiful ambient melody that echoed around the […]

Trey in Arches National Park

We spent 2 1/2 days in Arches National Park and did a fair amount of hiking. Though you can see a lot of the landmarks from your car, the best ones (and the best views) are obtained by hiking. The longest hike we did was […]