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T-Dubing to the Canyonlands National Park

Today was a ride to familiar locations, Shaffer Trail and the sights of Canyonland National Park.  These locations are west of Moab along Utah 313, a nicely paved road with some curvy sections to keep motorcycle riders entertained. Today's sunrise was "OK" For the record, it's almost 12 miles to the Archview RV Campground which is located at the junction of 191 and 313.  From there it's about 24 miles more to Shaffer's Trail so not a long ride.  I would end up filling up Yagi's small tank both...
Tags: Utah, Motorcycles, Moab, Sunrise, Sunset, Shaffer, Canyonlands National Park, Yagi, White Rim Road, RV Trips, Potash Road, Yagi Rides, Shaffer Trail, Musselman Arch, Merrimac OHV Loop


2017 Mazda CX-5 Long-Term Update 5: Road Trip to Utah

As my girlfriend and I loaded up the CX-5, which was already 10 months into our one-year loan with 25,000 miles on the odometer, I realized this was my first non-work-related road trip with the Mazda. We were headed to Utah to visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Monument Valley, which are all about 10 hours away from our Orange County home. We filled up all 30.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row with camping gear, firewood, food, drinks (and beer, duh), and snacks for t...
Tags: Spotify, Utah, Monument Valley, California, Moab, Las Vegas, Orange County, Long Term Reviews, Mazda, Colorado River, St George Utah, Canyonlands, Canyonlands National Parks, Valley Drive, Shafer Trail, White Rim Road


Images of Canyonlands NP

Canyonlands National Park consists of 4 sections: The Island in the Sky, The Maze, The Needles, and the rivers. Accounting for around 77% of visitors, the Island in the Sky rises a thousand feet above the surrounding landscape, and offers hiking trails, easily accessible viewpoints, and soaring canyon walls. Canyonlands National Park is a place to feel insignificant in the powerful presence of mighty Mother Earth. 1 The entry to Canyonlands National Park is...
Tags: Travel, Utah, America, Nature, National Parks, Moab, Island, Salt Lake City, Photo Essay, Claire, Jimmy, Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Canyonlands, National Park Rangers, Canyonlands NP


MOAB 2017: Days 5 and 6

Day 5: Gemini Bridges Road.Starting out in mid-afternoon,  John S. aka Spat and I motored out of the Archview Campground and headed towards Gemini Bridges Road.  The rest of the group had gone out to Whitewash Sand Dunes to go play there.The objective was to check out Gemini Bridges, a pair of arches situated right next to each other, and similar in shape and appearance, hence the name given to them.We took Highway 313 west and turned onto Gemini Bridges Road right after Mineral Bottom Road.  Th...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Moab, Newton, Islands, Joe, Sal, John S, Debra, Scarlett Rides, Dead Horse Point State Park, Gemini Bridges Road, La Sal Mountains Merrimac, Moab Looking, UT Hwy, Canyonlands NP