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Zion National Park: Hiking Angels Landing

For Thanksgiving break this year, Julia and I decided to embark on a trip to Southern Utah to experience The Mighty 5. The Mighty 5 is composed of Utah’s five national parks, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands. 791 more words


Why Did The Turkey Cross The Road?

To get to the other side?


So I wouldn’t run it over and have it for Thanksgiving?


I actually shot, eh photographed, this Wild Turkey the other day at Zion NP through my windshield.

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Zion National Park's Pa'Rus Trail

I asked my friend Dan the other night, “does it make me pathetic that I go to Zion almost every week these days?” And he said “no!” I don’t know what it is, but I just don’t feel comfortable sitting at home on my days off. 765 more words


Weekender: Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

A few years ago the husb & I agreed that we’d try to spend every other Thanksgiving holiday in or around a National Park. Though we’re in an off year , opting to host at home with a turkey, ham, and AYCD mimosa bar instead, I felt like sharing scenic &¬†budget-conscious¬†roadtrip resources for a visit to a couple of Utah & this nation’s treasures. 195 more words


Lower Emerald Pools

Let’s face it, Lynn hasn’t done much hiking in over five years due to a fractured heel that occurred when she fell from the third step up, on a ladder in her closet. 144 more words


Bryce Canyon


I learned that Bryce Canyon is not a canyon. Canyons are formed by rivers cutting through the land. Bryce is an amphitheater, where the winds and frost/thaw cycles carve the land. 71 more words

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