Cool signs at a shop around Barstow, CA
The desert - sometimes boring, sometimes beautiful.
Nice mosaic along hwy 15 in Las Vegas
Cutesy dividers in the parking lot of Bass Pro Shop
Around the Nevada/Arizona border along 15
Driving into the Virgin River Narrows
Virgin River Narrows
Heading towards Utah we start to see some red bluffs
Touristy stuff - we must be close to Zion!
On Saturday we got to Zion just in time for sunset.
Views as we got into Springdale (town at the Zion NP border)
The Watchtower (in Zion)
Sunset in Zion
We made it here just in time for the beautiful light.
The Virgin river in Zion
Sunset reflections on the Virgin river.
Moon over the Watchtower
Sunset light in Zion
A family of deer in Zion
Zion Zunset ... I mean, sunset
Zion sunset at the Watchtower
The next morning - we're in the park early to get in a lot of hiking.
The (clean) truck contrasts with the red rock.
At the Weeping Rock
Here, water seeps out of the wall where two types of rock meet.
The water filters through the sandstone and leaks out when it meets the shale
Under the Weeping Rock
Interesting textures on the wall
Minerals on the wall
David under the Weeping Rock
Looking up - can you see the difference between the sandstone and the shale?
The Weeping Rock from a distance
Next, we climbed up to the Hanging Canyon
The trail was cool - a lot of it along rock ledges.
The 'Trail' leads around a point
Pools at the Hanging Canyon
Arch in the canyon walls
David walks through the canyon
A free standing arch about a half mile down the cayon.