Utah 2008

At Showbird Ski and Summer Resort in the Little Cottonwood Canyon 30 miles east of Salt Lake City for Animal Behavior Society Meeting, Aug 17-20.

August 21: Salt Lake City to Arches National Park via Hwy 6 and Hwy 191. Overnight in Slickrock Campground, Moab, UT.

August 22: Moab to Capital Reef National Park via Hwy 191, Interstate 70, and Hwy 24. Overnight in Capital Reef National Park Campground.

August 23: Capital Reef to Salt Lake City via Hwy 24, Hwy 72 to Thousand Mountain Lake with scenic overlook of Cathedral Valley, then Hwy 24 to Fish Lake Scenic Loop, then Hwy 24 to Sigurd, Hwy 28 through Gunnison to Hwy 89 through Manti, to Hwy 132 through Fountain Green, to Mount Nebo Scenic Loop through Uinta National Forest, then Interstate 15 from Payson to Salt Lake City.

Total of ~ 900 miles.

 

Along Utah Hwy 24 North of Hanksville near Goblin Valley State Park

 

 

 

Along Scenic Drive, Capital Reef

 

Eastern rim of Capital Gorge in late afternoon sun

 

 

 

 

 

From the floor of Capital Gorge

 

 

 

 

 

Early morning, Capital Reef

 

 

 

 

View to the northeast from Sunset Point, Capital Reef National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

Park Avenue, Arches National Park

 

 

 

 

Sandstone fin along Park Avenue, Arches National Park

 

 

 

Turret Arch, Arches National Park

 

 

View through Turret Arch to North Window Arch

 

 

 

Turret Arch

 

 

 

South Window

 

 

 

Trail East of The Windows, Arches National Park

 

 

 

Delicate Arch from Upper Viewpoint

 

 

 

Fins of sandstone at entrance to Sand Dune Arch

 

 

 

 

 

Sand Dune Arch

 

 

 

 

Fiery Furnace and Salt Valley Wash at dusk

 

 

 

 

 

Fiery Furnace and Salt Valley Wash at dusk

 

 

 

More photos by G.R. Davis from summer 2008: Greece

Rome

Mount Athos

 

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