Monday, February 15, 2010
My goal for President’s Day was to head out to Moab and to find some geocaches. However, there was more snow and ice around Moab than I had hoped for, which killed that idea, as I was not about to go digging in ice and snow looking for geocaches. I had started out on the Cotter Mine Road hoping to find some caches near the Monitor & Merrimac Buttes, but when I reached the turnoff, I quickly found out that it had not been traveled.
Along the Cotter Mine Road
Instead of breaking through the icy snow, I decided to loop around back to the highway and head to Arches National Park. When I arrived at the park, I made my way towards The Organ, where I parked my Jeep and started hiking up the Park Avenue trail.
Three Gossips and Baby Arch
After hiking the two miles round trip and ending up at my Jeep again, I then headed over to Double Arch, which I had to myself.
After spending some quality time hanging out at Double Arch, I headed out of the park via the Willow Springs Road. It turned out to be a little bit muddy….
When I reached the highway again, I made my way to Moab and had a late lunch at Fiesta Mexicana after spending some quality time at a car wash… Of course, on my way back home I was tempted to head out to the Fisher Towers and got my Jeep a bit dirty again!
After a quick stop at the Dewey Bridge for some photos I was on my way home again, and another Moab day trip had come to an end 🙂