Thanks to Berta’s mail forwarding my electrolytes arrived in time for the river trip (Note the beautiful new necklace Mike recently bought me. Go ahead, enlarge it. Please look at the necklace, not at me. ;)
For a change I drove and Mike took photos, documenting our drive to town.
Through ponderosa pine and aspen forest…
The subtle rise in elevation introduces fir and spruce into the mix.
Reflecting on how the cycle of forest life should be,
including a five year old lightning strike fire.
Dropping off the Kaibab Plateau into the juniper/pinyon woodlands,
offers a peak at what lies below and…
Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
From a different perspective down in the valley.
Welcome to Fredonia, Arizona
Today, a hike to Cape Final is in the plan. Oh yea, and packing for the River Trip!