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Zion – Shelf Canyon (at last)

Virgin, UT After hiking up at least four different canyons over the past three weeks looking for the elusive Shelf Canyon,  this morning we drove to the east side of Zion NP, confident that today would be the day we would … Continue reading

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Zion – Still Searching for Shelf Canyon

Virgin, UT A few days ago we mentioned that we were looking for a hike going up what is called Shelf Canyon on the east side of Zion NP .  After exploring a number of canyons in that area, Shelf Canyon … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Canyon

Torrey, UT For our final adventure during this visit to the Torrey area, we drove a long (we’re talking long) way east for a visit to the Horseshoe Canyon.  Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote … Continue reading

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Zion – Jolley Gulch Hike

Virgin, UT There is a short hike on the east side of Zion NP called the Shelf Canyon Hike.  It’s not a long or particularly beautiful hike, but we just can’t seem to find it.  Being the stubborn people we … Continue reading

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Zion – Many Pools Hike

Virgin, UT Since area schools are on spring break, Zion NP has been a bit crowded this week.  This has caused a severe shortage of parking in Zion Canyon, the main attraction of the park.  Next week the park will … Continue reading

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Hiking to the Citadel – Bluff, UT

Bluff, UT We’ve hiked to many ancient pueblo ruins in the area around Bluff (southeastern Utah) during our four previous visits.  But after a bit of research the nimble hiker found a site up on nearby Cedar Mesa that turned … Continue reading

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Short Hikes and Hanging with Friends

Moab, UT The weather for the last few days has been uncharacteristically cool and rainy in eastern Utah, keeping us from doing much in the way of exploration.  But we have been able to sneak in a couple of short … Continue reading

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Bartlett Slickrock – Moab, UT

Moab, UT When we spoke with the two volunteers last week at the Moab visitor center, one of them told us about one of her favorite hiking sites, a place called Bartlett’s Slickrock.  The site is not a marked trail, … Continue reading

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