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By Tom Gagnon
Guest Columnist 

A hike in Utah ends with memorable find


Spotting the crack in the cliff from the dry floor of the canyon, it looked to require an ascent of about 300 feet on loose scree, some bushwhacking, and then a short climb.

What I was looking for, I didn’t know, but probably would once I found it. These kinds of hiding places abound in the west. In the interest of not having a lot of people flock to the location, I will only say that I was within Canyonlands National Park.

Over the years I’ve done about 10 hikes in Canyonlands, always from four to 10 days. This is not extremely long, but long enough to get into some seldom-seen cou...

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Reader Comments(1)

cboswell writes:

Mighty interesting and quite intriguing. Looking forward to the next column.


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