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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s Upper Calf Creek Falls, April 2017
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s Upper Calf Creek Falls, April 2017

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s Upper Calf Creek Falls, April 2017

Beautiful desert waterfall, cascades and pools on this short hike in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument  Distance: 2.3 miles round trip  Type: Y shape  Difficulty: moderate due to 657’ elevation loss/gain, most of this in the first half mile  Best…

Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch day 3, Sept 2016
Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch day 3, Sept 2016

Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch day 3, Sept 2016

Three day backpack into Utah’s famed Coyote Gulch Distance: 26.5 miles Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate (beware of poison ivy, especially near the springs in Coyote Gulch) Best season: spring and fall It had been another warm late September night…

Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch Day 2, Sept 2016
Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch Day 2, Sept 2016

Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch Day 2, Sept 2016

Three day backpack into Utah’s famed Coyote Gulch Distance: 26.5 miles Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate (beware of poison ivy, especially near the springs in Coyote Gulch) Best season: spring and fall Night one in Coyote Gulch was a warm…

Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch Day 1, Sept 2016
Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch Day 1, Sept 2016

Desert Oasis: Backpacking Utah’s Coyote Gulch Day 1, Sept 2016

Three day backpack into Utah’s famed Coyote Gulch Distance: 26.5 miles Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate (beware of poison ivy, especially near the springs in Coyote Gulch) Best season: spring and fall On September 18, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the…

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