I will unfortunately not be able to provide maps of my final dispatch from the Grand Staircase today, but I will try to update again later once I have access to my mapping program. Honestly, though, the walk out to Phipp’s Arch is a bit of a local’s secret, and I don’t want to give … More Phipps Wash and Arch: The Magic of Discovery
It was Creeksgiving as they call it in the climbing world, or the time when many-a-climber makes the journey to Indian Creek, that grand valley between highway 191 and Canyonlands to climb their faces off during Thanksgiving. For this reason, all the affordable campsites were occupied, there was no room for us at the inn. … More Return to Moab Part 2: Is This a Canyon?
Way back in October I visited the Escalante-Grand Staircase National Monument in Escalante, UT. I had heard about Escalante from my sister, who had spent time there while she was working for the Canyonlands Conservation Corps. The Escalante is no doubt one of the most amazing spots in the U.S., boasting our darkest and quietest location, … More Bear’s Ears, Batman!