To the Colorado River

May 19th 2008 — Grand Canyon,National Parks — 11:00 pm

The hike from Horseshoe Mesa to the river was really excellent, as if I would have expected anything else. The Kaibab Plateau is an interesting place to hike. You see the trail far ahead winding around a bend, and then in an hour (or more) you’ll actually be there after you weave your way around this fractal pattern of trail with endless side canyons needing to be circumnavigated. All in all we probably saw 4 people that day. It was a long hike, I don’t know how long but after we got to where we were camping moving any extra really summoned some willpower.

Sunrise Miner Thingy Miner’s Spring Walking Back To Trail Happy Bees Dragonfly Davy Lizard Cactus Flower Colorado River and Hance Rapids Rapids Plants By River

3 Comments »

  1. Wow, what amazing photos. The flowers, wildlife, scenery, even the scary looking hiker! You rock, photo man! We are all lucky that you take the time to e-publish your work.
    Binky

    Comment by Auntie Bink — May 23, 2008 @ 6:42 pm
  2. Can you drink the water at the Miner’s place? I think the picture of the rapids captures it well! How many people every see the sun rise over the Grand Canyon? You have made a lot of fabulous memories!

    Comment by mom — May 27, 2008 @ 11:38 am
  3. How big was the lizard? About the size of a T-Rex? Must have been frightening…

    Comment by mom — May 27, 2008 @ 11:39 am

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