Blogs from Canyonlands National Park, Utah, United States, North America - page 5


Last few days at Indian Creek got a little rainy, which got in the way of my plans to send Excuse Station (ha ha, I know). For those of you interested in a photo montage illustrating every way to jam an off-width crack, check out Jeremy Frimer's Web Album ... thanks Jer, for the photo session! Rachel is in the pics too, but you have to look at the blurry belayer down below. We spent our rainday in Canyonlands, spending $80 US on a National Park Pass. Quick soapbox moment... this is up significantly from last year, but now the pass covers other areas like BLM and Forest Service. For those of you who don't spend a lot of time on public land, these areas are FREE... the new park pass gives you free access ... read more
Home Sweet Home
Zion aid climbing

For those of you new to our plans, Philippe and I have moved out of our place in Nederland to spend the next seven months on the road. Westward bound for the next three months of rock climbing. We're at Indian Creek now... climbing everything from finger cracks to off-widths. Eight days of climbing so far, so we are sufficiently bumped, bruised, and scabbed. A couple more days to come after today's rest in Moab for much-needed showers, laundry, and some groceries to get us through the weekend! ... read more
Atop Easter Island Tower
Supercrack Flowers

A quick 180mile jaunt to Canyonlands and we managed to get to see this park the same day as Capitol Reef. The drive-able part of the park is viewed from 6000ft up on top of a Mesa called 'Island in the Sky'. The light was to our favour and we could see miles into the canyons and beyond to the La Sal mountains of Colorado far in the distance. ... read more

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