The Gulch 2010 – Day 8

Synopsis: Hike out and return to Salt Lake City. September 17, 2010.

I always find packing up to leave the canyons quite melancholy. Last days are not my favorite.

We were actually underway reasonably promptly and began the sad hike back up the canyon to our cars.


Russ crossing the quicksand area on our hike home.

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Twin rock cones overlooking the canyon.

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Pete having a snack.

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It was a quick and uneventful hike out.


All done. Left to right: Pete, Ben (note ridiculous hat), Erin, Russ, Reid.

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Ben’s ridiculous self-portrait to go along with his hat.

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Escalante River Basin from another overlook as we climbed into the mountains. The Henry Mountains are on the skyline.

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The End.

This concludes your regularly scheduled trip report. However, you can continue on to the planning page if you like, which is a lightly edited version of the page I used to coordinate logistics leading up to the trip.

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