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Melting Off the 'Page'

July 13 – 19

This week we are in Page, Arizona where it is HOT (triple digits during the day). The trip from Mesa Verde along US 160 and US 98 took about four and one half hours with a change in elevation from 7800 feet above sea level at Morefield Campground to 3800 feet at Wahweap Campground. 1,295 more words

Explosion on Houseboat Kills one in Glen Canyon

At approximately 10 p.m. on July 12 an explosion occurred on a privately owned houseboat that was anchored on shore in Crystal Springs Canyon, in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

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Horseshoe Bend & Swimming in Lake Powell

One of my favourite parts of exploring Arizona, was the insane presence of red rock.  It was literally everywhere, as far as the eye could see. 345 more words


Letting Go - Glen Canyon

Crossing the Colorado River at Page, Arizona, we watch the arrested flow of the river push against the arched back of the Glen Canyon Dam. With what little remaining view we have of the walls of Glen Canyon, we get a hint of the magnificence this canyon displayed prior to the construction of the dam. 57 more words

Aerial Photography

Nature Versus Progress

There is nowhere in the southwest that is more of a controversial spot in nature for me then the Glen Canyon Dam and National Park area  ( 620 more words