Category Archives: Travel Western US

Houseboating on Lake Powell – West Canyon to Wahweap Marina, AZ/UT

October 10, 2014 – Day 6 On our last morning on the lake we wake to clear blue skies. Like most mornings, Don begins his day fishing. I take advantage of the low early light and practice with the tripod … Continue reading

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Houseboating on Lake Powell – Rock Creek Bay to West Canyon, AZ/UT

October 9, 2014 – Day 5 Overnight it sprinkles from time to time, enough to force us under the awning but not enough to force us inside. Woke to a pretty morning but not the photo ops of the previous … Continue reading

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Houseboating on Lake Powell – Oak Creek Bay to Rock Creek Bay, AZ/UT

October 8, 2014 – Day 4 At day break the clouds have thinned and there is an amazing dance of light, color and reflection on the still lake.   As the morning progresses the cloud cover increases and it remains … Continue reading

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Houseboating on Lake Powell – Oak Creek Bay, AZ/UT

October 7, 2014 – Day 3 A thin layer of clouds passes through the night and continues to build throughout the next day. We wake to a brilliant sunrise over the red cliffs. After breakfast we take the power boat … Continue reading

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Houseboating on Lake Powell – Gunsight Canyon to Oak Creek Bay, AZ/UT

October 6, 2014 – Day 2 A lazy morning on the lake. After breakfast our group scatters – one couple takes the kayaks out, others go for walks in the surrounding cliffs, some just enjoy a beautiful sunny morning from … Continue reading

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Houseboating on Lake Powell – Wahweap Marina to Gunsight Canyon, AZ/UT

October 5, 2014 – Day 1 Renting a houseboat on Lake Powell was something Don had talked about doing for as long as I’ve known him, some 20 plus years now. Having grown up in Arizona, I knew the northern … Continue reading

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Resupply Options on the John Muir Trail (JMT), CA

OK, so you have decided that you want to tackle the John Muir Trail or are still in the thinking about it stage and want more information on your food resupply options over the 220+ mile journey.  Some hike at … Continue reading

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