2003 Thanksgiving holiday driving trip

2003

November 25: California > Nevada > Arizona > Utah (Highway 15)    Travel-West
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San Diego inland
San Bernadino mountain

Nevada landscapes

 

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Passing Las Vegas

New York New York.

Paris.

November 26: St. George to Zion National Park

Steaming pool in the morning at St. George's Comfort inn

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St. George's Mormon Temple

 


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The first stop in Zion:

"The court of the Patriarchs".

Zion National Park

The court of the Patriarchs

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The court of the Patriarchs.

The first hike in Zion: The Virgin River Walk.

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Late Autumn alone the Virgin River Walk.

Late Autumn alone the Virgin River Walk.

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Late Autumn alone the Virgin River Walk.

The Virgin River Walk.

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Crispy cool: The Virgin River Walk.

View of the great white throne: The Virgin River Walk.

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The Virgin River Walk.

 

The Virgin River Walk.

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The Virgin River Walk.

At your own risk!

The Big Bend.

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The Big Bend.

Lunch at the Lodge.
Turkeys are friends not food.
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View at the Zion Lodge:
http://www.zionlodge.com/
Hwy-9 Landscape
 


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Hwy-15 Landscape
 


Kolob Canyon:
First sighting of Snow.
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Kolob Canyon
 


Kolob Canyon:
Snow Angel...
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Kolob Canyon
 

 

Kolob Canyon
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Kolob Canyon:
Playing hide and seek with the Sun.
Kolob Canyon
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Kolob Canyon
Kolob Canyon
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Kolob Canyon
Kolob Canyon
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Kolob Canyon
 
Hwy-9 Sunset.


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November 27: Zion National Park: Hiking the Canyon Overlook and Angel's Landing
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Zion Morning
 
 
Zion Morning

An-Chi's Color

 
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Zion Morning
 
 
Zion Morning
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Mule Deer

Tunnel to Canyon Overlook.

At the trail head.

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Canyon Overlook hike.
Canyon Overlook hike.
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Canyon Overlook hike.
Canyon Overlook hike.
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Canyon Overlook hike.
Canyon Overlook hike.
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Canyon Overlook hike.
Canyon Overlook hike.
 


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Canyon Overlook hike.
 


Canyon Overlook hike.
 


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Canyon Overlook hike.
 


Canyon Overlook hike.
 


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Canyon Overlook hike.
 
 


Canyon Overlook hike.
 


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Canyon Overlook hike.
 


Canyon Overlook hike.
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Canyon Overlook hike.
 


Canyon Overlook hike.
 


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Ascending Angel's Landing hike.
Angel's Landing hike.
 


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Angel's Landing hike.
 


Angel's Landing hike.
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Angel's Landing hike.
Angel's Landing hike:
Walter's Wiggles.
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Angel's Landing hike:

Walter's Wiggles.

 


Angel's Landing hike:
Walter's Wiggles.
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Angel's Landing hike: Scout's lookout.
Angel's Landing hike:
Narrow ridge.
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Angel's Landing hike:

Narrow ridge.

Angel's Landing hike:
Narrow ridge.
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Angel's Landing hike:

Dangerous trap and Steep hills.

Angel's Landing hike:
Descending Walter's wiggles.
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Angel's Landing hike:
Refrigerator Canyon.
Angel's Landing hike:
Refrigerator Canyon.
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Angel's Landing hike:
Valley view.
Angel's Landing hike:
Valley view.
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Angel's Landing hike:
Down to the Valley.
 


Angel's Landing hike:

Down to the Valley.

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Angel's Landing hike:

Down to the Valley.

Angel's Landing hike: Down to the Valley.
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Angel's Landing hike:

Mission accomplished.

 

Zion sunset at the "Watch-mans".
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Zion sunset at the "Watch-mans".
Moon at dusk.

Good Bye Zion.

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November 28: Antelope Canyon and driving Back.
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Antelope Canyon.

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Antelope Canyon.

Antelope Canyon.

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Antelope Canyon.
 
Antelope Canyon.
 
 
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Antelope Canyon.
 
 
Antelope Canyon.
 


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Glen Canyon (Colorado Rivier) Dam.
 


Colorado River Dam.

Dinosaur track.

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Hwy-89 Landscape.
 


Hwy-89 Vermilion Cliffs.
 


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Hwy-89 Vermilion Cliffs.
 


Hwy-89 Vermilion Cliffs.
 


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Hwy-15 Driving West.
 


Hwy-15 Driving West.
 


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Hwy-15 Driving West.