Friday, July 3, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015
I've decided before the month is over to see if I can create three new trails for guests to hike on during their visit. As much as possible without alternating the terrain or leaving a mark, not always possible. First I want to see if I can find a way to hike up one side of Hurrah to what we call the "Two Trains" rocks that look like they are two trains on a course to crash into each other and down the other side. I climbed up there once previously through the Moenkopi but had a difficult time finding a way down, then came back down the side I went up and that was plenty difficult. On this day I'm struggling to find a way even to get up to the Two Trains.
Just past Kane Creek, on the other side of Hurrah Pass, is a BLM sign that says no camping for next six miles. It says that because much of the land on Hurrah is School Trust land and the land at the bottom is private, for example Base Camp. However, many people just ignore the sign or don't know when six miles is up.