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Spring Journey – Horsethief – April 2017 (17-24)

Spring Journey – Horsethief – April 2017 (17-24)

The week of April 17th to April 24th was not remarkable in regard to photo outings, but it is scenic everywhere here, so most photos were taken from the window of our moving vehicle as we made numerous trips to ...

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Spring Journey – Canyonlands National Park – April 2017 (16)

Spring Journey – Canyonlands National Park – April 2017 (16)

April 16th is Easter Sunday and as I go for a morning run on the Chisholm Trail at Horsethief Campground, I think about the significance of that and what it has meant to me over the years. Thoughts to ponder. ...

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Winter Journey – Arrival Horsethief BLM – April 2017 (11-15)

Winter Journey – Arrival Horsethief BLM – April 2017 (11-15)

Tuesday April 11th is a travel day, as we are leaving Green River, Utah, and heading to Horsethief BLM Campground near Canyonland National Park, about a 60-mile drive. We are surprised to see how full it is here on a ...

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Winter Journey – San Rafael Reef – April 2017 (10)

Winter Journey – San Rafael Reef – April 2017 (10)

Monday April 10th – we have decided to stay another day so as to explore the area a bit more. As we drive west on I-70, we talk about the battery situation, deciding to get better batteries, but not the ...

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Winter Journey – Travel to Green River – April 2017 (6-9)

Winter Journey – Travel to Green River – April 2017 (6-9)

Thursday April 6th – We leave this BLM primitive camping area near Goblin State Park as early as we can, as we have hopes of getting an electric site at the Green River State Park. As we traveled yesterday, we ...

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Winter Journey – Leaving Bryce Canyon – April 2017 (5)

Winter Journey – Leaving Bryce Canyon – April 2017 (5)

Wednesday, April 5th – Only 19 degrees this morning… brrr! We start packing as soon as Clifford gets up and are ready to leave by 10:15, but the electric brakes are not working. The Suburban starts, however, and we are ...

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Winter Journey – Last Days at Bryce Canyon – April 2017 (2-4)

Winter Journey – Last Days at Bryce Canyon – April 2017 (2-4)

Sunday April 2nd – In the morning here at Bryce Canyon, we are happy to see at least partial sun today. After breakfast, we take care of some bookkeeping business, then put tar on the seam of the roof, and ...

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Winter Journey – Snow Continues at Bryce Canyon – April 2017 (1)

Winter Journey – Snow Continues at Bryce Canyon – April 2017 (1)

Saturday April 1st we wake up to six inches of new snow, which I think is very exciting! This morning I hike to the Rim Trail from our loop, thinking there is a trail all the way to the rim, ...

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