Mystery Canyon

Is anything more mysterious and wondrous than the natural world? Every time I venture out into it — into places few people set foot — I am struck by the power and beauty of our surroundings. I know it sounds cliché, but the feeling is anything but. Mystery Canyon, in Zion National Park, is not … Continue reading

Comical Caption Contest!

Fill in the word bubbles for Mike’s fall from Angel’s Landing and win! Just respond to this post with Mike’s exclamations. Mike will type in the best reply to make it official, and your brilliant contribution will be featured in a later post!

Fairies and Cliff Dwellers and Angels

Actually, it’s a single ferry, but that just didn’t fit the theme as well. Humph. Mike and I took off on our roadtrip on Sunday, July 31st, 2011. This, incidentally, was my birthday — birthday 29.2. With only vague plans in mind, we drove north. After a mere 2.5 hours of driving, we pulled into … Continue reading

A Taste of the Open Road

This will have to be a quick post, but I wanted everyone to know that Mike and Jax’s Epic Roadtrip 2011 is thus far living up to expectations. We’ve been gone for a little over a week, and we have visited Zion National Park (NP), Bryce Canyon NP, and Yellowstone NP. We have been hiking, canyoneering, photographing, … Continue reading