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Super Moon of the Grand Canyon

Super Moon of the Grand Canyon

“Where do you think the moon will rise?” I asked. Seated on a boulder made of scarlet sandstone, above the Esplanade Trail, on the southern border of the Kanab Creek Wilderness, Rachel pointed to a spot on the southeast horizon. Scanning past a gaping gorge in the surrounding desert stone our eyes rapidly climbed the […]

Wonderboy

Wonderboy

  The rain subsided at 4 AM August 14, 2011. By 5:30 the clouds broke, allowing a full moon to illuminate buttresses of green and red patina covered granite. Below them, tinted snowfields led to mounds of boulders. Between the talus were patches of rough grass covered in yellow blooms. Water trickled its way from […]