Sunday, June 5, 2011

Utah 2011 - Day 4: Pastafari, Day 2 - Canyonlands' Dollhouse

After a super-windy night, we all started out at our 3 separate Glen Canyon National Recreational Area campsites before meeting up to convoy into Canyonlands National Park to the famous Dollhouse area.

Looking down from atop the ridge at the road in which we'll be navigating soon...
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The group stops to look and take this photo opportunity...
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The descent...
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Nice views from here. :D
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Trailboss leads the way...
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With the rest of us in tow.
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We navigate some obstacles - some not so hard, and some that were challenging - all the while watching out for each other (the stocker did great, btw... making great use of the skids and rails).
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As we get closer and closer to our final destination for the day, we see some of the more notable landmarks...
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The Wall
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Standing Rock
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Until finally the groups split off into their campsites for the evening.
The trail that leads into Dollhouse camp #1
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Our camp included our own personal windows... 8)
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Our donor vehicle for the week (thanks to JL)...
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And the various views from the end of our canyon.
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Before turning in, we wandered over to see our neighbors at Dollhouse camp #2 just on the other side of the canyon wall.
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Remainder of Day 2 images can be found here:
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150627891020052.686500.851890051&l=dc1a9f6a07