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I own no land, instead I have wheelestate. I’ve been a full time RVer since 1997. Working summers as a Park Ranger takes me to many beautiful places and playing during the winter takes me to many more. This blog is simply the story of my life's adventures.

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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Storm over Grand Canyon


Yesterday after my geology talk I lead some visitors out the Bright Angel Point Trail to my favorite fossil rock. We discovered brachiopods and crinoids (which I will post soon). We were so absorbed with our noses against the rock we barely noticed this storm coming at us. But when we did, we all hightailed it back to the Lodge. I love seeing the many moods of Grand Canyon and hope you will too.

Happy Fathers Day to all fathers and grandfathers too!
If you live near a national park, many are offering free entry this weekend. Take your father to a park for the day.

14 comments:

Louise said...

This is beautiful. I love all the moods you share with us. I think I want to be a park ranger "when I grow up!"

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

That is some rain coming down there Gaelyn I hope you did not get wet? :)

Karen said...

I never get tired of seeing the canyon, either. I missed the storm, though, as I was sitting indoors with my feets propped up, having a day off.

erin said...

hi there
a super capture of the storm...
have a lovely afternoon.

Lynda Lehmann said...

Wonderful shot and I'm glad you took shelter!

Sounds like you live the kind of lifestyle my husband and I would like to live!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Yep, those clouds sure do look ominous! Too bad you had to cut your hike short!

ramblingwoods said...

That is beautiful even when Mother Nature is very angry...

RuthieJ said...

Was the storm just rain, or was it a thunderstorm with lighting and hail too? Definitely looks like something you'd want to get away from.

Carolyn said...

Beautiful capture of the inbound storm. Thank you for sharing Gaelyn.
Smiles

mountain.mama said...

Yup, those skies look just like what we saw in Wyoming and now again in Utah. I feel like I'm living in the northwest. The Grand Canyon is such an amazing place to spend time in--lucky you.

Janie said...

Great shot! I love the moods of the canyon, too. On a couple of occasions, we've watching storms coming in. One of them brought snow, and unexpected surprise (by us, but probably not that unusual) in mid-May.

Quiet Paths said...

Storm watching must be amazing there. Wonderful!

bettyl said...

Wow! I really like that photo! You have a wonderful eye!

Merisi said...

I only saw the Grand Canyon in brilliant sunshine. Thank you for sharing its many moods under different weather conditions!

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