Lake Powell Trash Tracker May 2012

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Lake Powell AZ and it is……
Lake Powell AZ and it is……
Trash Tracker time again…..this time off to Escalante.  This Link may help you. http://www.glencanyonnha.org/maps/GlenCanyonNRA_map.pdf
Trash Tracker time again…..this time off to Escalante. This Link may help you. http://www.glencanyonnha.org/maps/GlenCanyonNRA_map.pdf
Here is one of our Captains, Pat, and Gadget.
Here is one of our Captains, Pat, and Gadget.
Our other Captain, Bruce with Gadget.
Our other Captain, Bruce with Gadget.
Stacey and Doug….our partners in trash.
Stacey and Doug….our partners in trash.
Mornings we are usually on the water and moving by 7:30 or 8 a.m.
Mornings we are usually on the water and moving by 7:30 or 8 a.m.
We see the sunrise most mornings….although we are also in bed shortly after sunset!…This one in Dungeon Canyon. Morning One.
We see the sunrise most mornings….although we are also in bed shortly after sunset!…This one in Dungeon Canyon. Morning One.
All is quiet
All is quiet
Escalante is mostly canyons.
Escalante is mostly canyons.
So we ride the canyons looking for trash.
So we ride the canyons looking for trash.
These are all random early morning views along the way.
These are all random early morning views along the way.












Doug always leaped out and clambered up the ledges.
Doug always leaped out and clambered up the ledges.
Bruce's turn to go high.
Bruce's turn to go high.
We also walk beaches……Dick found a bucket….He's glad it has nothing in it!….notice the toilet seat on top of it. Erg.
We also walk beaches……Dick found a bucket….He's glad it has nothing in it!….notice the toilet seat on top of it. Erg.
Firepits are yukky and often have debris.
Firepits are yukky and often have debris.
The end of one canyon….can you find Doug?
The end of one canyon….can you find Doug?
This is more my style……..in the water!
This is more my style……..in the water!
Luckily it was warm and the water felt good. Hmmmm. A long nylon velcro strap.
Luckily it was warm and the water felt good. Hmmmm. A long nylon velcro strap.
Gadget and his new goggles to keep dust out of his eyes….he didn't like them.
Gadget and his new goggles to keep dust out of his eyes….he didn't like them.
It may have been a work week but we had play time. Stacey and Doug went kayaking.
It may have been a work week but we had play time. Stacey and Doug went kayaking.
We took a side trip to Rainbow Bridge. Impressive but the entire Lake area is impressive.
We took a side trip to Rainbow Bridge. Impressive but the entire Lake area is impressive.
There are arches and bridges everywhere.
There are arches and bridges everywhere.
This is the 'needle and the eye.'
This is the 'needle and the eye.'
LaGorce Arch in Davis Gulch.
LaGorce Arch in Davis Gulch.