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    [Trip Report] Sego Canyon Rock Art

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    Barrier Canyon Pictographs from Site 2
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    Escalante Canyon Rock Art

    The stretch of the Escalante River between the town of Escalante and the confluence with Death Hollow has at least 3 good rock art panels. Two of these are petroglyph panels located on cliff faces...
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    Not All BCS Rock Art is Painted

    Most Barrier Canyon Style (BCS) rock art examples are pictographs that have been painted on the rock using a red/orange/pink or white pigment. The Great Gallery in Horseshoe Canyon, the Buckhorn...
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    [Trip Report] Provo Canyon Petroglyphs

    I went hiking near Johnson's Hole in Provo Canyon with my son, Alan, in January of 2011 and we finally found the petroglphys there. Back in Fall of 2005, my neighbor, Don Roberts, and I hiked through...
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    [How To] Using DStretch

    Rock art is sometimes very faint and difficult to see. Digital manipulation of a photograph can make the shapes easier to see and recognize. While Photoshop and other software have the tools to do...
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    [Trip Report] utahpetrographs.blogspot.com

    I recently started (or spun off) a blog that documents the rock art sites I've photographed. It's pretty basic right now, but I'll keep adding to it as time allows. As long as the sites are already...
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    [Trip Report] Amtrack from Provo to Denver (2011)

    Back in 2005, when I first went to Seoul to teach, I met Eddy Berry, a professor at Utah State University. She told me about taking Amtrak from Salt Lake City to Denver and I decided if I ever got...
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    [Trip Report] Escalante Canyon (2008)

    This is from a few years back, but still relevant, I hope.

    This is a relatively easy hike along the Escalante River through some very beautiful scenery. I went with the boy scouts on this one last...
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    [Trip Report] No, this is the Chute of Muddy Creek in Emery...

    No, this is the Chute of Muddy Creek in Emery County in the San Rafael Swell in Utah. I would not recommend it as a solo hike either. Still it was lots of fun! I can say that now that it's over.
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    My favorite!

    My favorite!
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    I'm reading this and highly recommend it. Free...

    I'm reading this and highly recommend it. Free for the Kindle!

    Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel. A Canyon Voyage The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from...
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    San Rafael Photos

    I took a quick trio with an out-of-state visitor down to Goblin Valley and Little Wild Horse Canyon on Saturday. I got a few good pictures along the way. Stopped by Buckhorn Draw on the way home.
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    [Photo Contest] Little Wild Horse Canyon 13

    October 20th
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    Enjoy! Look on all the boulders most of these...

    Enjoy! Look on all the boulders most of these are faint. I've probably missed quite a few.
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    Bagel heads ARE Japanese (the latest rage) and I...

    Bagel heads ARE Japanese (the latest rage) and I don't understand it at all.

    http://news.yahoo.com/video/bagel-head-body-art-takes-164031165.html
  16. Thread: Gangnam Style

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    It's Korean and it's satire. Making fun of...

    It's Korean and it's satire. Making fun of people who want so badly to be part of the new rich folks living in the trendy sections of Seoul (south of the river is Gang - nam). For example, at the...
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    [Help] One-Night Backpack Trip in Zion NP?

    I'm headed down to Zion National Park in Mid-October and have managed to convince my family to backpack for one night while we are there (some of them anyway). No one is too keep on the Narrows. ...
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    [Trip Report] Here's a better version of the above: I got...

    Here's a better version of the above:

    I got back from hiking the Chute of Muddy Creek last night a little after midnight. I left on Friday afternoon with three students from my Econ 581 class at...
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    Little-known Petroglyphs in Provo Canyon

    Within easy walking distance of Canyon Glen Park, above Johnson's Hole to the the southeast, but below the upper aqueduct road.

    http://kerkphil.blogspot.com/2011/01/petroglphys-in-provo-canyon.html
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    [Trip Report] Love the reflection photos at the Wave! And you...

    Love the reflection photos at the Wave! And you ARE worthy of your own gallery.
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    [Trip Report] Chute of Muddy Creek

    Report on a day-hike through the Chute last Saturday (9/22/2012). The weather was perfect and the hike was a blast. The river was running about 7 or 8 cfs in Emery when we left. Best of all there...
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    Chute of Muddy Creek

    From this last Saturday. Dunked the SLR about halfway through, but only for a second and it kept on shooting just fine. Guess I got very lucky.
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    [Album] Echo Canyon Rest Stop on I-80. A very well-fed...

    Echo Canyon Rest Stop on I-80. A very well-fed fellow.
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    [Trip Report] Thanks for the report. You seem to have all the...

    Thanks for the report. You seem to have all the fun!
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    Newbie

    I live in Orem, Utah and teach at BYU in Provo. Love spending time in Southern and Central Utah. Enjoy outdoor photography, backpacking and hiking.

    My last trip was the Chute of Muddy Creek this...
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