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Paria River, Utah/Arizona - Day 4 of 5

Paria River, Utah/Arizona - Day 4 of 5


Postby ndhudson » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:10 am

Date walked: 06/11/2011

Distance: 13 km

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Paria adventure continued (see previous TR)

Day four...more cold water, more gorgeous rock formations, petroglyphs, and a side hike to Wrather Arch!

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Gale in his element
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ouch!
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Pretty
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We dropped our packs and started off to Wrather Arch
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making our way up...
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and up...
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Wrather Arch with my sister and her husband underneath
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Wrather Arch from the down side
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Back to the river...the canyon begins to change in character.
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Another little friend we made along the way
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Ancient Pueblo Indian petroglyphs
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More petroglyphs...this was the largest wall of petroglyphs any of us had ever seen!
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and more
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Campsite #4...our last night out


Day five, the final leg, to be continued...
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Re: Paria River, Utah/Arizona - Day 4 of 5

Postby ChrisW » Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:48 am

Just beautiful....I'm already planning a revisit to my favourite state (if I can stop so many of the family from visiting us in Canada :lol: ) I love this hike :mrgreen:
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Re: Paria River, Utah/Arizona - Day 4 of 5

Postby morag1 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:54 pm

An amazing report and pictures :D

I like the photos of the flowers and the trees against the stones

really enjoyed all five reports Nicole, well done all of you and thanks for letting us share in this :clap:
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