Monthly Archives: April 2013

Saturday, April 13, 2013

I was originally planning on spending the entire weekend camping, exploring and photographing the Yant Flat area near St. George. I was going to be meeting up with my friend Jens from Germany and was also hoping to photograph a sunset and sunrise at the Candy Cliffs while I was there. Due to a few last minute changes in my plans, I only ended up spending a few hours on Saturday hiking around the area with Jens, so I will definitely have to return again in the future for some better photos.

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Friday – Sunday, April 5-7, 2013

After work on Friday I headed back into Utah to meet a few friends in Poison Springs Canyon so that we could hike to Happy Canyon on Saturday and then spend some time visiting a few rock art sites on Sunday. I quickly made it to Hanksville and then to the turn-off for Poison Springs Canyon where I met up with Lisa. Since she was the only one in our group without a high clearance vehicle, she loaded her camping gear into my Jeep and we found a place to leave her car for the weekend. It started to get dark as we drove into the canyon in search of the rest of our party. I was under the impression that they were planning on camping near the Black Jump, but they were nowhere to be found in that area. We took the side road towards the Happy Canyon trailhead and decided just to camp along that road since we couldn’t find anyone else and it was getting pretty dark out by this time. We would search for them in the morning. We quickly setup camp and were soon getting some sleep. I got up early enough on Saturday morning to catch the sunrise.

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