On occasion we see some unusual things while travelling, but this is really one of the most unexpected . . .
This guy was carrying a duck:
At first, when we saw him from a distance coming onto the trail, we thought he was carrying his pet dog or cat but it was clearly a duck. I asked him how far he was going and he said to the top. Another family on the trail behind us asked him about the duck and he said something about shooting photos for a book. Also, he was about to climb a trail in 90+ degree heat wearing long black pants!
I wish we had gotten a photo of the duck – if you ever see a picture of a duck on or near Delicate Arch, please email me!