Author Archives: David Gardner

Island in the Sky

Neck Spring Trail Friday, May 17Thursday morning we left Monticello, headed for the Island in the Sky unit of Canyonlands. We stopped in Moab only long enough to empty tanks, shop and gas up again. We’re not even going to … Continue reading

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Windmills and House on Fire

Tuesday, May 14When our friends Jan and David told us about the new giant windmills that have sprung up along the base of the Abajo Mountains it was only a small shock. Since I’ve started my latest project, Into the … Continue reading

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Canyonlands – More Needles District

Chesler Park Hike Saturday, May 11We were both feeling up to the days hike to Chesler Park today. It is not a really difficult 6 mile hike, but it will be much warmer today and that takes a toll. Being … Continue reading

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Canyonlands – Needles District

Pothole Point Friday, May 10We were out of camp early on Thursday to get resupplied and dump tanks in Moab. We just need to drive the 50 or so miles into the Needles section of Canyonlands National Park. There seems … Continue reading

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Goblins, Dinosaurs & Arched Canyons around Moab

Saturday, May 4 It was a non-starter that we would try to get to Moab on a Friday afternoon. All signs this spring were that every national park was packed with people. Being in the middle of two world class … Continue reading

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Boulder Mountain to Capital Reef

Boulder Mountain Tuesday, April 30We left Escalante this morning on our way to Capitol Reef National Park. There isn’t a hope that we will find a campground there, so we looked for a good BLM dispersed camping area, of which … Continue reading

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Willis Creek Narrows & Escalante, UT

Willis Creek Narrows Saturday, April 27We arrived in Cannonville UT, in the early afternoon and found the KOA that promised good wifi. For once it was no lie. We wanted to use this place as a jumping off point for … Continue reading

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