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Zion National Park, Great West Canyon – Fall, 1977

The Great West Canyon hike begins at the Lava Point lookout, in the Kolob section of Zion NP. Kathy and I arrived there in the Fall of 1977, having heard great things about the hike from our colleagues at the Southwest Outward … Continue reading

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Road Trip, 9/1 to 10/4/13. Part 3, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico

In the face of the government shutdown, which had, that day, supposedly closed the National Parks and other federal lands, we nevertheless left California in the direction of  southern Utah. Just after nightfall, we were relieved to find that the … Continue reading

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