These photographs are Copyright © 2014 by Ken Reek.
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|On today's hike, Roger led us to a hanging garden. The trip began with
a boat ride past more beautiful formations.
|The beginning of our hike.
|The hanging garden. These form when water seeps down through the sandstone
and encounters a layer of harder stone that is not permeable. The water
then follows that layer horizontally until it finally seeps out and supports
|A little pond at the base of the garden, fed by the seep.
|This is the first few bowls in a series of bowls ending in a waterfall
(when the water is flowing fast, that is).
|Our fearless leader!
|After our hike, we all cooled off with a swim.
|Melodee has this figured out!
|So does Doug.
|Off to see "Hole In the Rock" where the Mormons built a "road"
that helped them cross the canyon. There was no other place to cross for
hundreds of miles either way.
|This V in the rock is where the road used to be. It was hard to believe
that they could get their wagons and livestock down this hill!
|A Great Blue Heron hunting near the boat.