Corona Arch

The phrase, “We saved the best for last!”,  rings true when recalling the final hike on our June trip to Moab.  Maybe it was the short drive, the interesting trail, or the lack of a crowd.  Perhaps it was the magnificent structure or the feel of the cool canyon breeze.  More than likely, it was … More Corona Arch

Upheaval Dome

Following the advice of a a good friend, we opted for a short hike with a big impact:  Upheaval Dome.  Experts believe that it is highly possible that this area resulted from the collision of a meteorite. The one mile round trip, rated moderate, is well marked and a bit uphill, but not impossible to … More Upheaval Dome

Devils Garden Attractions

Even though each is very unique and interesting, some may tire of arches. Fortunately, for them, arches are not the only attraction found in Devils Garden! The trail winds through gorgeous landscape that includes fins, or vertical geologic formations that develop when erosion occurs in a narrow butte, creating many parallel cracks. The Dark Angel, … More Devils Garden Attractions

Hiking Devils Garden – Landscape Arch

Sabrina took the helm as itinerary agent, choosing the exploration of Devils Garden.  Like the Windows, formations abound along the trail, which can range from 1.6 to 7.2 miles.  Feeling extra energetic, she decided that we should go for it:  7.2 miles of fantastic views, amazing wonders and interesting trail transitions, the first being Landscape … More Hiking Devils Garden – Landscape Arch

Throwback Thursday – Delicate Arch

When Kurt suggested that we hike the Delicate Arch Trail, I truly didn’t realize the significance of this sandstone structure.  However, as we entered the practically full parking lot, and gazed upon numerous visitors embarking on the 1.5 mile uphill trek, the anticipation of observing something pretty incredible took hold! Since it was mid afternoon, … More Throwback Thursday – Delicate Arch