Exploring Glen Canyon: Cathedral in the Desert

There are affiliate links in here.  This wasn't my first time in Cathedral in the Desert, but it was a totally different experience from the first time.  Cathedral in the Desert is in the Escalante River arm of Lake Powell, Clear Creek Canyon specifically.  It's one of those places on the lake you just have…

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18 Pictures To Make You Add Lake Powell To Your Southwest Roadtrip Itinerary

There are affiliate links in here.   Lake Powell, at least North Lake Powell, usually gets passed up on Southwest US Road Trips.  And it shouldn't be, for good reason.  No, it's not great for budget trips, but it's totally worth it to splurge on a boat rental for a day, or even to take a…

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Off the Path Utah: Painted Hills

There are affiliate links in here. This was one of the best sunsets I've seen.  And I saw a lot of fantastic sunsets over Lake Powell this summer.  And the timing couldn't have been better.  From the day I moved in, I decided I needed to climb these hills.  I actually sort of tried my first…

Boating North Lake Powell: Moqui Canyon

  There are affiliate links in here. On our way to Smith Fork, in October mind you, after hearing about it all summer, I finally made us go into Moqui Canyon.  It was way cooler than I thought.  Apparently there are Moqui steps (smallish holes carved into the canyon walls to climb up and down)…