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August 09, 2003

South-Western Loop - Bryce Canyon National Park

Saturday - I'm heading up North from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park. The rock formations in Bryce are nothing but surreal.

After a very dry week, I'm finally getting in contact with moisture again. Bryce (highest elevation 9115ft - 2778m) is the edge of a high desert plateau, featuring rain showers and thunderstorms.

Hiking the Amphitheatre, I take a half hour break under a rock formation shielding me from the rain. Then, the sun is back up to illuminate the trail.

I spend the afternoon on the road traveling the southern half of the park. The returning thunderstorm makes me feel somewhat uncomfortable on the Bristlecone Loop trail. I assume mine is one of the faster laps that was done here so far...

Back in Kanab, there's Filet Mignon for dinner. The Rocking V Cafe looks unspectacular, but garnishes the exceptional food with an art gallery and live music. A must visit combination.

Posted by Uli at August 9, 2003 11:59 PM

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