We spent the day at Arches NP, with a highlight "Fiery Furnaces Tour" in the morning - it was awesome! I highly recommend it (reservations needed).
Our ranger, Geology Joel, was so enthusiastic, entertaining, and enlightening - made us laugh for 3 hours:
Look, a scary predator!
Starting our hike, through a little bridge:
Joel wasn't above getting his hands dirty to tell a story:
He was also something of a thespian:
Coming through a narrower section of rocks:
Up in the air, Junior Birdman...
Single file everyone!
A view to the sky:
Making our way over another obstacle:
In line for a maneuver that included a "Fiery Furnace Shuffle":
More fun rock clambering:
Hey hey, we're the Monkees...
When you take photos coming up behind someone, you tend to get a lot of butt shots:
One giant leap for John:
Guess who was playing with the camera:
A view of Surprise Arch - not easy to get a better vantage point, but it was really cool:
Yay for the Fiery Furnace Tour! Thank you, Joel!!
That seemed to wear John out a little, so he took a nap while we drove down a bumpy road:
Bob in the North Window:
Yoga on the Rocks:
An attempt at Yoga on the Rocks (and a failed attempt to fully capture it on film):
Balanced Rock and my new desert hat:
Now we're streaming Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner from NetFlix - it looks just like here!