Ranger Kathryn's Arches

March 10, 2012

Sneak preview

Filed under: Uncategorized — Kathryn Colestock-Burke @ 8:41 am
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Sunrise from White Crack -- the most coveted campsite on the White Rim Road, for obvious reasons.

Two hundred fifteen photos and 130 sinuous miles later, our breathtaking 3-day backcountry trip is finished. Due to the imminent arrival of a very special guest — my daughter — I am taking a short hiatus from blogging. Here is a photo, however, that I hope conveys the essence of the wilderness protected by Canyonlands National Park. Every footstep I take in this place deepens my love of it, and my commitment to preserving it for future generations. Please enjoy; I hope this whets your appetite for upcoming posts that shall be published as soon as the dust settles.


  1. Directions please. 🙂 Just kidding. We’ll find it…

    Comment by Ron Carroll — March 10, 2012 @ 9:01 am | Reply

    • Bring your 4WD and get a permit months in advance.

      Comment by Kathryn Burke — March 10, 2012 @ 9:36 am | Reply

  2. Can’t wait, Kathryn. Will seldom traveled side canyons be involved, I hope????

    Comment by John Morrow — March 10, 2012 @ 9:08 am | Reply

    • Only one small one. This was an orientation trip for staff, to introduce them to the White Rim Road, so we mostly hit the high points. Your phrase “seldom traveled,” however, just makes me want to go find some more of those and post it for my readers’ delight.

      Comment by Kathryn Burke — March 10, 2012 @ 9:39 am | Reply

  3. I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger award. Link back to my blog for rules at http://shecall.wordpress.com

    Comment by Sheila — March 16, 2012 @ 1:53 pm | Reply

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