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


Mount Athos


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