Tag Archives: Grand Gulch

Today’s Photo: Mask in Grand Gulch

This handsome fellow is tucked away in an alcove, in a small tributary to Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah.

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Granaries in Lower Grand Gulch, Utah

A pair of granaries above the trail in the Grand Gulch Primitive Area, in San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Ruins in Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah

Ruins located near the mouth of Rope Canyon in lower Grand Gulch Primitive Area, Cedar Mesa, Utah.

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Lower Grand Gulch below Shaw Arch

Leaving Shaw Arch behind us, we continue on down the canyon towards the San Juan River.  The hiking is relatively easy, the trail simple enough to follow or you choose to just stay in the wash.  A bit of exploring … Continue reading

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The Narrows of Grand Gulch and Beyond

Just below the confluence of Collins Canyon and Grand Gulch one must pass through the “Narrows” in order to continue on down toward the San Juan river. The first time I visited here, I walked right through it not even … Continue reading

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Grand Gulch and The Grand Canyon: Two Back-Country Adventures

For the last few years now, I’ve been able to take a week off, usually in April, for a week-long backpacking trip with the same group of friends to some southern Utah locale.  It is something I start looking forward … Continue reading

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Vertigo…

Despite my love for rock climbing, I have a healthy respect for (fear of) heights.  It applies to myself and anybody standing nearby.  When walking to the edge of some canyon overlook, I will be the first person to say … Continue reading

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