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2010 January Utah-Nevada Trip

In January 2010, I spent 10 days in Utah with a quick stop in Nevada. We visited all five Utah National Parks, Goblin Valley State Park in Utah, and Valley of Fire State park in Nevada. Temperatures were very cold – daytime highs often not reaching above 15 degrees and dipping below 0 degrees on … Read more

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My Favorite Photographs of 2010

New Year's Day 2010

In this post, I wanted to collect my favorite images from 2010. I have made 12 selections of my favorite photographs from the past year.

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Now Closed – The Beauty Of Canyonlands’ False Kiva

False Kiva, Winter

Update: Due to ongoing careless stewardship of the location by visitors, the National Park Service has now permanently closed this location. Do not attempt to visit it. We are losing our wild places because a few spoil it for the many.

Earlier in January, I visited the False Kiva ruin in Canyonlands National Park and it was an extraordinary experience. 

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False Kiva, Winter (Updated)

False Kiva, Winter

Update:  Now that False Kiva has been closed by the National Park Service (for good reason!), I am glad that Jeremy and I made this trip back in 2010.  Let’s exhort our hiking and photography enthusiasts to be more gentle with our fragile and sacred lands. Frozen Winter My good friend Jeremy Long and I … Read more