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Sheep Creek

(nr Manila UT) A trip up Sheep Creek Canyon Geological Loop Road was a delight. It wasn’t the creek that held my attention; rather, the towering cliffs, on both sides, was what astounded me. They were impressive! Many cliffs were so tall they wouldn’t fit in the camera frame. And, finding a pull-out to get […]

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Flaming Gorge

(nr McKinnon WY) I chose to visit Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area from the west side. Heading south on WY-530, which follows the lake, I hoped for good views. Buckboard Crossing was my first glimpse of the reservoir, at the far north end, and still in Wyoming. It had a campground and a boat launch, […]

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Mono Lake

(Lee Vining CA) After boondocking for two days overlooking Mono Lake, I went to South Tufa Viewpoint to see the famed tufas. The strange rock formations jutting out of the lake and onto the shore were fascinating. A trail took me along the beach and through the tufas. They were not what I expected; perhaps […]

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