Canyoneering in Zion!

Canyoneering in Zion!

We’re moseying on down toward Lake Powell and stopping in Zion for some canyoneering and sunset rim hikes. We spent this morning canyoneering Yankee Doodle, a series of slot canyons in the Dixie National Forest near Zion National Park. A little rappelling, a little...
What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

What’s under Lake Powell’s waters? At right, a photo of a world that was. Gregory Butte, before Lake Powell … And in Lake Powell today … Gregory Butte’s elevation is 4600 feet; Lake Powell right now is at 3631 and dropping. As the lake’s levels drop, more of what used...

The Back Story

Lake Powell is the lake rising up out of the desert. It is also a lake that drowned a canyon of rare beauty. I asked the Glen Canyon Institute for a little background on the dam. Here’s what they told me: In 1956 the Congress was debating the Colorado River Storage...