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Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

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Halls Creek Narrows

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September 27, 2011

Deep canyon carved by Halls Creek

Halls Creek, Capitol Reef

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September 26, 2011

Hiking down Halls Creek in Capitol Reef Utah

Honeymoon: Capitol Reef UT. Day 6

September 30, 2011
Emilie Phillips

For the last day of our trip, we decided to go to the north of the park. Between our two guidebooks we found a couple of different routes all in the same area. The night before we stopped by the visitor center to see if we could dispose of our partly used fuel bottle and […]

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Honeymoon: Capitol Reef UT. Day 5

September 29, 2011
Emilie Phillips

While doing laundry at Bullfrog, we debated what to do with our two remaining days out in Utah. We considered all of the other major parks. Tyson in particular wanted to show me Arches and The Needles which he had seen before. We ended up deciding to stay with Capitol Reef because that is what […]

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Honeymoon: Capitol Reef UT. Day 4

September 28, 2011
Emilie Phillips

On day three, we had a bit of discussion about what our future plans were. The original plan had been to stay out 4 full nights and hike up the last bit of the trail on the 5th morning. Coming out of Halls Creek Narrows, we were feeling like we had seen the best sights […]

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Honeymoon: Capitol Reef UT. Day 3

September 27, 2011
Emilie Phillips

On the morning of the third day, two things happened. I woke up to a deflated sleeping pad, and we got up early to beat some of the heat. This day we were headed to see one of the main attractions of the hike. We did not entirely beat the sun, but we succeeded in […]

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Honeymoon: Capitol Reef UT. Day 2

September 26, 2011
Emilie Phillips

The second day of the backpack was mostly a getting from here to there kind of day. We hiked down the valley. There is no official trail, but there is a fairly consistent use trail if you can find it and an old wagon road that is even fainter. If you miss all those, there […]

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Brimhall Arch – Capitol Reef UT

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September 25, 2011

Hike down to Brimhall Arch and up the mountain behind it.

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