Finally, our first day off with some decent weather! I was definitely feeling the effects from lack of exercise. I had gotten to sew for something like 6 straight days but I was still feeling grumpy. The sewing was good but I needed to get out and get moving.


There is a trail (not the one in the above photo) that runs from Fairyland Point to Bryce Point all along the rim of the “canyon”. Have a mentioned that Bryce Canyon isn’t really a canyon? The hoodoos are formed by erosion but not by a stream or river. Naturally acidic water has been dissolving the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. More on the geology later.


We hiked about 11-12 miles. It was great but we are still acclimating to 8,000+ feet of elevation.


I was thinking that it was really hard to get a sense of scale here so I took the following picture with the hikers on the rim trail. You can can make them towards the middle on the right–hand side of the photo.


I’ve already taken way too many pictures. I’m going to do some sorting and put some of them up in another post.

3 thoughts on “Finally!

  1. Wow! That last photo of the canyon is fantastic. I did really help to show the hiker in there. The first photo didn’t even look real. These are just unbelievable shots!! Don’t wear yourself out the first week!! Take care!

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