Capitol Reef 2017

On Friday morning we left Moab first thing in the morning. It had rained overnight so we had to pack up wet. Luckily we had enough room in the van to keep the wet tent away from our other gear — and it dried quickly. We had a long day planned: Capitol Reef, Bolder Mountain,…

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Capitol Reef National Park 2001

As you drive down and off of Bolder mountain you enter Capitol Reef National Park. The Reef is a large block of rock tipped at an angle and standing way up into the air for many miles.┬áThe Reef is cut by several rivers and washes. When the rain falls these can be very dangerous places…

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Capitol Reef National Park 1995

After proceeding through Natural Bridges and Glen Canyon, we travelled through some interesting geology around Caineville and then reached the Capitol Reef National Park. The Capitol Reef is part of the Waterpocket Fold. The rock is layered at a steep angle descending to the east. The ‘reef’ is the sharply erode western edge of the…

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