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In mid-November, I spent a few days in
Moab with Los Alamos Mountaineers. We had amazing
weather (sun, fog, rain, snow) and hiked a total of
33-35 miles in 3.5 days. Of course, the best part was
the people who came with me, who were all great.
An arch we hiked to on the first evening.
On the second day, we hiked to Jeep arch
and Moab fault.
Jeep arch is on the far left, and
Colorado river is in the far middle.
We ran into this slot canyon on the way
back to the car.
Almost back at the car.
On the third day, Dave, Melanee and I did
a 13 mile loop hike in the Needles district.
This is Chesler park in the Needles
The massive Druid arch is at the head of
a narrow canyon.
After 1.5 hours of rain, the sun came out
right before setting.
On the drive home, we ran into a
On the fourth day, we did 4 easy hikes in
Canyonlands National Park.
Lovebirds at Mesa Arch
Watch your step
This crazy guy was walking on the arch
Murphey point overlook provided
We also hiked to a secret kiva, which was
a nice outing.
Then we explored some Anasazi granaries
Hmm, what is going on here?
Here is one of the granaries high up
above a canyon.
As we were finishing our last hike of the
trip, a snow storm rolled in.