Bryce Canyon, it would have been a hell of a place to lose a cow. So many side canyons!
|This was one of the narrow portions of the trail through Desolation Canyon.|
|As always, I can do anything in a skirt. Even scramble up little rock walls! Victory is mine!|
old-school tourists from the black and white photos. Those vintage adventurers were always so well dressed, even while hiking--suits and ties, hats and dresses. He did look sharp contrasted against that backdrop, I gotta say. Even if he went casual and skipped the tie. I told him he should start a blog or Instagram account and call it The Well Dressed Hiker, but I know that he won't (lacking an interest in social media and computers, in general).
|The snack-pushers are about half way up the trail to the highest nearby peak. Matt and I lacked their ambition though.|
government shutdown and I wonder how much the auto traffic is audible from Desolation Canyon usually. As it is we heard one vehicle while we were up on the overlook--someone driving on the road despite the barricade at the entrance.)
|This remains probably my favorite photo from our Death Valley stay. Tiny green Matt giving a sense of scale to that giant green rock with just a hint of ridge and sky.|