"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime"-MARK TWAIN

Monday, May 19, 2014

Burr Trail


A part of our group decided to tackle the Burr Trail which winds it way through both Capitol Reef and the Escalante- Grand Staircase national monument.  Some others weren’t as adventurous.  A variety of road surfaces.

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We traveled through the heart of the Water Pocket Fold.  As usual, pictures don’t show much. 

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Saw a pack trip heading up into the Fold.

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Then we headed up the switchbacks to get back on top of the plateau.

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Looking up.

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Looking back at the Fold from the top.

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View from the top.

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Yep, those colors are real.

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We also stopped at a small clot canyon.

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Our brave group of explorers. Aren’t camera timers wonderful?  And, no, Cleo and I haven’t traded wives…

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Next up.  Escalante and Calf Creek…….jc


  1. Another trip just went on my list - the Burr trail sounds wonderful.

  2. Wow!! Incredible scenery!! Looks like Sally was doing some exploring too!!!

  3. What a great Casita Safari you're having.....another super Photo Album...thanks for sharing....BTW did you lose your razor or are we implementing a new Casita Rally Fashion Statement.. :) looking at all the great places you are at, I'm about to give the "Lets Roll" Command to my Casita Team....Keep those posts coming...safe Journey..Horst sends

  4. What a great time you guys are having--I love the Mark Twain quote!

  5. Just found your post. Really great pictures....HoboJoe

  6. Jerry, you're killin' me. Can't wait to spend some quality time up in that area. God's Cathedral...all of it. Keep the posts and photos coming. I'm living vicariously.


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