Lens Travels - Living our Dreams! travel blog

Starting out on Hwy 191


It's all about timing


River of salt crystals






First view of the Colorado River

This guy never stopped

View from Thelma & Louise Point


Eyes looking at you

Narrow Ledge


Gooseneck of the Colorado River

Great way to get up river to play

Checking out the view

Fun floatilla

Great lunch spot


Heading into Canyonlands


Making our way up



Side road to Musselman Arch

Part of the White Rim

Interesting formations


View of the Colorado River from Musselman Arch


Heading out...

Musselman Arch

The thicker part of the arch

Two crazy guys

What a view!

So many shades of color

Road up Shafer Switchbacks

Looking back from Shafer

View near the top of Shafer

This is a trip that I've done numerous times during other visits to Moab, but I never tire of it. Spectacular red rock scenery and views of the Colorado River, not to mention some fun 4 wheeling up Shafer Switchbacks. We had lunch at an overlook of the gooseneck of the Colorado River, after which we took a side trip on the White Rim Road to Musselman' Arch and another great viewpoint of the Colorado River. It was somewhat hazy so the pictures aren't the best, but they are representative of what we saw.

We shared this experience with Bill, Sharon, and Joyce. They drove their Jeep Rubicon and we drove the Ranger. So far the Ranger has been able to go wherever the Jeep goes with no damage that I'm aware of even though we've bottomed out several times that sounded pretty bad. The Ranger has some skid plates on it that have done the job so far protecting it from damage.

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