Finally!

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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