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May 17, 2015 - Torroweap

The weather turned nice again so we headed back to Pipespring to get info from the rangers about road conditions. They said you could get down there but the turnoff to tuckup canyon was only 32 miles in and then another 16 into the trailhead. So we headed in and made it about 10 miles before the jeep trail got too bad. We decided to go back and camp at the grand canyon boundary line.

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Dec 15, 2013 - Kanab & More

We had a beautiful sunny day, the high was in the 40’s. It felt great! We drove over to the town of Kanab, it is known as “Utah’s Little Hollywood”. We had a great Mexican lunch and then did a bit of exploring. They have a wonderful movie museum in town we wanted to visit, but it was closed. You may experience ‘déjà vu’ when touring southern Utah, even if it’s your first trip to the area, you’ve probably already visited via TV or the silver screen! Movie making was a large part of this area’s history and economy from the 1930’s-1990’s, when...

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May 15, 2011 - You know you've left Utah when...

You know you have left Utah when…… On our last day in Springdale we sat by the pool as (of course) the sky clouded over. We stayed out and did our best impersonation of good sports in bathing suits in spite of the weather. Later that night we had our first camp fire since August even though the wood cost us $1.00 a stick. Throughout the night our neighbours chatted and visited amongst themselves quietly. We dozed off to sleep until the car door slamming started as the group dug out this and that and got themselves settled for what was left...

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Mar 29, 2010 - Pipe Spring NM

As we leave the GSENM we head back into a section of Arizona called the Arizona Strip. For over 12,000 years the Strip was a corridor for nomadic hunters, hunter-gathers, and traders. Around 300 B.C. they were assimilated into the Ancestral Puebloan tribes that we have been discovering throughout Arizona. We had already learned how these tribes first lived in pit house villages, and some then lived in Cliff Dwellings. Eventually all turned to farming, pottery making, made more sophisticated stone tools and began to build pueblos above...

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