Monthly Archives: October 2014

Kern River Park, Bakersfield CA

October 30, 2014 Once we left Zion our plan was to head for the coast and work our way up to Oregon. There was a lot of territory between southwestern Utah and the central California Coast and a good bit … Continue reading

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WillowWind RV Park – Hurricane UT

We stayed at The WillowWind RV Park in Hurricane Utah both before and after going to Zion Canyon. This is a very nice campground with full hookups, grass lawns and shade trees. They have a nice laundry facility and rest … Continue reading

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Angel’s Landing Hike (Zion)

Zion NP Sunday, October 26, 2014 While Holly’s favorite hike so far was the Narrows, mine is Angel’s Landing. This hike pushed me both physically and mentally. I’ve done tough hikes before – a 6-day rim-to-rim-to-rim backpack trip across the … Continue reading

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Zion Tunnel-Mt Carmel Highway

October 25, 2014 We chose not to take the Phoenix through the Zion Tunnel. Even though it is shorter than most we were still large enough to require an escort. We figured it would be a long wait to get … Continue reading

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The Narrows Hike via RiverWalk (Zion NP)

October 24, 2014 For those following our blog, you may notice that this is the same day we hiked the Emerald Pools and Kayenta Trails. So much for our planned “easy” first day of hiking at Zion. We had our … Continue reading

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Emerald Pools and Kayenta Hike (Zion NP)

Zion NP Friday, October 24, 2014 We kicked off our hiking at Zion with a “baby” hike. It’s interesting that a few months ago, this “baby” hike would have done us in. So we’re definitely getting our legs in shape, … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

October 23-27, 2014 Zion is impressive. The massive cliffs towering overhead are quite a sight to see. While Bryce Canyon was set on the clifftops with trails leading down into the canyon, Zion is on the canyon floor with trails … Continue reading

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Fairyland Loop Trail (Bryce Canyon)

Bryce Canyon NP Saturday, October 18, 2014 We started this hike early, about 8:00am. Early for me anyway. From the North Campground we caught the Rim Trail past the General Store to the Tower Bridge Trail. We followed that trail, … Continue reading

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Peekaboo Loop Trail (Bryce Canyon)

Bryce Canyon National Park October 16, 2014 On this hike we followed the other half of the Navajo Loop Trail (to Twin Bridges) then took the connector trail to the Peekaboo Trail. When we reached the Peekaboo Trail we went … Continue reading

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Navajo and Queen’s Garden Loop Combo Hike (Bryce Canyon)

October 16, 2014 If God had been a child, Bryce Canyon would have been His playground. The hoodoos look as though they were sculpted out of mud by a child’s tentative hand. This hand practiced building multicolored towers, walls, windows, … Continue reading

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