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Bikepacking Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

With the first pedal stroke came that odd feeling where the future suddenly becomes the present. I had stared at my National Geographic map and Google Earth for so many months that I almost couldn’t take it anymore. 3,570 more words


A Few Days in Escalante, Utah

Wednesday, May 9 to Sunday, May 13, 2018

The drive from Bryce to Escalante is only about 50 miles.  It’s nice to have a short travel day :)  I find a lovely camp on the edge of a cliff in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, about 8 miles east of the town of Escalante.  1,019 more words


Last Few Days at our Paria River Camp

Wednesday, May 2 to Friday, May 4

Wednesday turns out to be a very rainy day, so it is a good day to go to the library in Page. 481 more words


Driving the Cottonwood Canyon Road to Grosvenor Arch, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

After reading about Ingrid’s road trip on Cottonwood Canyon Road, David and I were inspired to check out this remote area of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. 806 more words


Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

The controversial decision of the Trump administration to significantly reduce the size of two U.S. national monuments in Utah had made Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, along with Bears Ears National Monument, at the center of public outcry and future court fight. 910 more words


Cottonwood Canyon Road & Calf Creek Falls

This past July, we finally got to take a trip down Cottonwood Canyon road, which cuts through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. You may think it’s silly that we’ve been dying to drive down some dirt road for years, but how silly do we seem NOW? 334 more words

Beautiful Camp on the Paria River!

Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 22

Early Wednesday morning I prepare to head out for my next camp. I turn on my TPMS to get a pressure reading on the tires. 968 more words