Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Burr Trail Road with Tour Guides – Part One

Torrey, UT On Monday we were up and ready to go earlier than usual as our local tour guides, Larry and Annette, would be arriving at 9:00 to take us on another new adventure.   We boarded the tour bus … Continue reading

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Golden Throne and Sheets Canyon Hikes – Capitol Reef NP

Torrey, UT For our first hike in the Torrey area we decided to head into Capitol Reef National Park.  After driving about ten miles down what is labeled a scenic drive, the pavement ended and we continued down a dirt … Continue reading

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On the Move to Torrey, UT

Torrey, UT After a great stay in Moab, we fired up the bus on Thursday and headed west.   Our last travel day three weeks ago we were headed east across central Utah on I-70.  Now here we were headed west … Continue reading

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Long Canyon Road and Dead Horse Point State Park

Moab, UT There are two popular Jeep roads that lead west from the Colorado River across a flat desert, then sharply up the side of a canyon to a large mesa.  Our last post described one of those roads,  the … Continue reading

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Shafer Canyon Road to Canyonland NP

Moab, UT While staying in Moab, we have crossed paths with two couples we met before in our travels.  We met Amanda and Tim (check out their blog Watson’s Wanderings) a few weeks ago near Zion NP.  They were able … Continue reading

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Gemini Bridges Jeep Road – Moab, UT

Moab, UT The weather in southern Utah has been very poor for the last couple of days.  We’ve seen rain, high winds, cold temperatures at various times.  Yesterday we even had some white flakes blowing around us.  We weren’t quite … Continue reading

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Devils Garden – Arches NP

Moab, UT Usually Sunday is a day we spend hanging around the motorhome, leaving the stores and parks to the working world enjoying the weekend.  But the weather prediction for this past Sunday was for clear skies and decent temperatures, … Continue reading

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Fisher Towers Hike – Moab

Moab, UT On Friday we drove north on UT-128 along the Colorado River to visit an area known as Fisher Towers.  Fisher Towers are a series of towers made of  sandstone named for a miner who lived near them in the 1880s. … Continue reading

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Fiery Furnace Hike – Arches NP

Moab, UT When we showed up at the Arches Visitor’s Center yesterday (Wednesday) for our Thursday ranger guided hike, we found out that they don’t do the Thursday hike on Wednesday, they only do it on Thursday.  So we went … Continue reading

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The Tower Arch – Arches NP

Moab, UT Earlier this week we met up with Steve and Joan, fellow full-timers with a blog we follow.  They picked us up at our site and we headed into town to enjoy a nice meal, complete with good food … Continue reading

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