So. Let’s finish the Parashant trip shall we?
The next day we helped out a few of Parashant’s biologists with a plant survey. After we went to the Nampaweap Petroglyphs. The place is incredible. Miles and miles of a sharper lava rock that looks a bit closer to slate.
As you look at these piles of rock a bit closer, you begin to see the petroglyphs…
I took these pictures on the first quarter mile of the walk. The petroglyphs go on for almost two miles!
That night we stayed in a log cabin belonging to the research team and the next morning we headed for St. George and the airport so the students could get home. On the way, we stopped by the infamous Cliven Bundy ranch.
We fixed one flat tire and finally emerged in St. George. Thus concluding a week in the Parashant National Monument.
That night I found myself back at Cedar Breaks on the Alpine Pond Trail. So many changes in just a week! But the snow still lingered.
And the views were still sublime.
The flowers had started blooming.
I’m going to put up another update tonight or tomorrow from another trip I took a few weeks back. Here’s a preview…