Saturday, December 24, 2016

Desert Southwest road trip 2016 pt 2 - AZ, NM, & CA (11/12/16-12/10/16)

Photos from 2 months of touring the desert southwest while camping in a mini-van:

Grand Canyon south rim
Grand Canyon south rim

Grand Canyon south rim
Bridges over Colorado River, Marble Canyon AZ

Colorado River, Marble Canyon AZ
Grand Canyon Lodge, north rim

 Ribbon Falls, Grand Canyon

Petrified Forest Nat Park - "The Tepees" area

 Petrified Forest Nat Park - looking towards Blue Mesa
Petrified Forest Nat Park - Blue Mesa

Petrified Forest Nat Park - Onyx Bridge
Petrified Forest Nat Park - Angel's Garden

 Petrified Forest Nat Park - Angel's Garden
Petrified Forest Nat Park - Jasper Forest

Petrified Forest Nat Park - Agate Forest

Petrified Forest Nat Park - Martha's Butte petroglyphs

Petrified Forest Nat Park - Martha's Butte petroglyphs


 Canyon de Chelly Nat Monument
Canyon de Chelly Nat Monument - White House ruin

 El Morro Nat Monument, NM

  El Morro Nat Monument, NM - Atsinna ruins

 El Malpais Nat Monument, NM - Lava Falls
El Malpais Nat Monument - Narrows trail

 Datil, NM - Very Large Array

 El Malpais Nat Monument - Thanksgiving camping

Mojave National Preserve

 Mojave National Preserve - Kelso Dunes

 Mojave National Preserve - Kelso Dunes

  Mojave National Preserve - Kelso Dunes
 Mojave National Preserve - Kelso Depot

Death Valley Nat Park - Badwater Basin
Death Valley Nat Park - Badwater Basin

Death Valley Nat Park - Ubehebe Crater
Death Valley Nat Park - Ubehebe Crater

Death Valley Nat Park - Wildrose Peak


Death Valley Nat Park

Death Valley Nat Park - Mosaic Canyon


Friday, December 23, 2016

Desert Southwest road trip 2016 pt 1 - Utah (10/12/16-11/11/16)

Photos from 2 months of touring the desert southwest while camping in a mini-van:

Canyonlands Nat Park - Island in the Sky
Canyonlands Nat Park - Island in the Sky

Sunset along Mineral Bottom Rd, UT

Arches Nat Park

Arches Nat Park - Landscape Arch

Arches Nat Park - Partition Arch

Arches Nat Park - Balanced Rock

Arches Nat Park - The Windows

Natural Bridges Monument - Sipapu Bridge

Natural Bridges Monument - Sipapu Bridge

Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins

Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins




















Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins

 Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins

Comb Wash campsite

Natural Bridges Monument - Owachomo Bridge

Sunrise near Comb Wash

Turkey Pen Ruins - Kane Gulch

Junction Ruin Petroglyphs - Kane Gulch
Junction Ruin Pictographs - Kane Gulch 
Mule Canyon Ruins

Mule Canyon Ruins
Cedar Mesa - "Perfect Kiva" ruins, Bullet Canyon

Pictographs in Bullet Canyon

Bullet Canyon Ruins

Highway 95 along White Canyon

Crossing the Colorado River near Hite UT

Little Wild Horse slot canyon, San Rafael Swell

Little Wild Horse slot canyon, San Rafael Swell

Goblin Valley State Park



Goblin Valley State Park

Goblin Valley State Park - Goblin's Lair

San Rafael Swell campsite

San Rafael Swell sunset

Capitol Reef Nat Park - Notom Rd

Capital Reef Nat Park - Burro Wash

Capitol Reef Nat Park

Dixie Nat Forest campsite outside Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon Nat Park

Bryce Canyon Nat Park - Fairyland Loop

Zion Nat Park - top of Angels Landing 

Zion Nat Park

Zion Nat Park

Zion Nat Park - The Narrows

Zion Nat Park - top of Observation Point