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Old 01-14-2009, 07:44 PM   #76
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Picture info.

Getting in amongst them now.


The stripe of off colored grass is a pipeline (Sheep Mountain Pipeline) The two flat top mountains are Big and Little Sheep Mountain. The pipeline carries liquified CO2 @ 2000 psi.
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Old 01-14-2009, 09:22 PM   #77
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Old 01-14-2009, 10:34 PM   #78
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great report!

I like your style of traveling.
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Old 01-14-2009, 10:36 PM   #79
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Great report, really like your style of travel and soaking it all in....my type of ride. Nice pics!!
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Old 01-15-2009, 09:42 AM   #80
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Old 01-15-2009, 10:20 AM   #81
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Great report, beautiful pics.

Only problem was I kept changing my desktop image!
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Old 01-15-2009, 10:28 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by olegmc66
Like I said, I would say do this
Potash Road/Canyon Lands Loop even if you do not have
anytime to spare on the TAT. It could be done in 3 hours
and actually moves you up the trail a bit. And if need be
cut off a section of the trail to make up for it
(don't throw rocks at me). I'll discuss more later.

I'll come back tomorrow and continue on the trail (I rode thru
Arches NP as part of the first day back on the trail).

Bill
Thats excactly the way we went ! The Potash Rd into Canyonlands then up the Shaefer Switchbacks. This should be incorperated into the TAT.
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Old 01-15-2009, 10:50 AM   #83
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Awesome terrain!
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Old 01-15-2009, 12:15 PM   #84
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Very, very nice.
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Old 01-15-2009, 12:32 PM   #85
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Bill, thanks for sharing a great report of the TAT. Subscribed

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I'm looking at doing the trip in 2015, or 2016. It'll be just my son and I.

I want to spend some time alone with him before he embarks on his own journey of life as an adult.

- Jimmy
Jimmy: I'm planning on doing the same thing with my son, only I've only got a couple years to plan it before we kick him out of the nest.
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:34 PM   #86
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Thats excactly the way we went ! The Potash Rd into Canyonlands then up the Shaefer Switchbacks. This should be incorperated into the TAT.
Highjack on:

Better yet, once in the park and at the intersection where you would turn right for the switchbacks, turn left instead and loop around the White Rim Trail (Be sure to stop and check out Musselman Arch). About 80 miles later it takes you back to Highway 313 a bit north of where the switchbacks would have led you...

Hijack off:
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:19 PM   #87
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I camped at Dead horse point state park just outside of Moab....a fantastic campground. I think I must have been looking down on this Potash loop...I took these pictures from the campground:







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Old 01-15-2009, 06:22 PM   #88
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Very nice. It sure comes across when someone has enjoyed their trip.

This must have been a great Adventure for you.
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Old 01-15-2009, 07:31 PM   #89
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Great report! Keep it up!
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Old 01-16-2009, 03:43 PM   #90
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Canyon Lands and Arches at Sunset

After I got to the top of the Rim I rode out to the end of the Road
at Canyonlands and took a few more pics, then took the
road back to Arches and got there just in time for a few pics at
sunset before going back into Moab for the evening.

From the top of the rim around the Park Headquarters.




Out at the end of the road. The road below is one of the rim rides
I would take if you have time, about 100 miles. Would take 1/2 day
at least.





Some jeep down there taking the drive.





Arches NP is right about 5 mile outside of Moab on the way back
from Canyonlands. Had just enough to get in a few shots before sunset.
If you are coming into Moab on the trail at eveninig and
are planning on heading out back on the trail in the morning,
if you have time I would say
ride up to and into Arches NP for at least 10 miles to see it at sunset.





Vigil at Sunset.







Destert Flowers always amazed me.





Sun Fortress. What a way to watch the sunset in reverse.







Wow I just park it right here and watch the sunset.




Back into Moab for dinner.
Will Pack it all up in the
morning and set out back on the trail, but want to get an early start
and see some more of Arches on the way out. (I have to see at least one Arch!)

Bill

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