Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in USA - Cliffs / Rock outcrops

Alakai Swamp / Pihea Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, SwampDateEarly May
Region/PlaceHawaii - KauaiCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)7Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteKalalau Lookout, Puu O Kila Lookout, Into Alakai Swamp, Along Alakai Swamp Trail (optional), Puu O Kila Lookout, Kalalau Lookout
NotesExcellent aerial views into the serrated ridges of the Kalalau Valley, combined with the damp Alakai Swamp.
Kalalau Valley from Pihea Trail, Pihea Trail and Alakai Swamp Trail (T), Kokee State Park, Kauai, Hawaii, USA, 6-May-97, H203

Pihea Trail, Pihea Trail and Alakai Swamp Trail (T), Kokee State Park, Kauai, Hawaii, USA, 6-May-97, H204

Alakai Swamp, Pihea Trail and Alakai Swamp Trail (T), Kokee State Park, Kauai, Hawaii, USA, 6-May-97, H210

Kalalau Valley from lookout, Kauai, Hawaii, USA, 5-May-97, H186

Angels' Landing Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Zion NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
RouteThe Grotto - West Rim Trail - Angels Landing - return
NotesPerfect views of Zion Canyon from this lofty viewpoint. The trail is quite narrow and steep on bare rock near the summit.
Cross-bedded canyon walls above Angels' Landing Trail, Angels' Landing Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B260

View S along Zion Canyon from Angels' Landing, Angels' Landing Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B262

View S along Zion Canyon from Angels' Landing, Angels' Landing Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B263

View N from Angels' Landing, Angels' Landing Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B264

Cross-bedded sandstone above Angels' Landing Trail, Angels' Landing Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B265

Zion Canyon from Angels' Landing Trail, Angels' Landing Trail (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B266

  
Balanced Rock Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Arches NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)1Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesYou can't help imagining Wile E. Coyote is waiting for you around this remarkable rock.
Balanced Rock, Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B342

   
Big Spring Trail / Squaw Canyon Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Canyonlands NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
RouteSquaw Flat - Big Spring Trail - Squaw Canyon - Squaw Flat
NotesAn excellent walk exploring the multi-coloured layers of two parallel canyons with good views down to the Needles. By Mid November, snow is likely and ice is starting to make keeping your footing difficult on the sloping rock slabs, which will also be slippery when covered with ice's liquid form.
The Needles from Big Spring Trail, Big Spring Trail and Squaw Canyon (T), Canyonlands NP, The Needles, Utah, USA, 14-Nov-00, B365

View into Squaw Canyon, La Sal Mtns (L), Big Spring Trail and Squaw Canyon (T), Canyonlands NP, The Needles, Utah, USA, 14-Nov-00, B366

Pinnacle from Squaw Canyon Trail, Big Spring Trail and Squaw Canyon (T), Canyonlands NP, The Needles, Utah, USA, 14-Nov-00, B367

La Sal Mtns and Big Squaw Flat, Big Spring Trail and Squaw Canyon (T), Canyonlands NP, The Needles, Utah, USA, 14-Nov-00, B368

Clouds Rest Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainMountains, Cliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Oct
Region/PlaceCalifornia, Yosemite NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)21Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
RouteTenaya Lake - Clouds Rest - Tenaya Lake
NotesProbably one of the best trails in the park outside of Yosemite Valley, to an excellent viewpoint into the Valley far below, and Half Dome sitting alone above the valley.
Tree along Clouds Rest Trail, Clouds Rest Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 19-Oct-00, B121

Half Dome (L) and Yosemite Valley from Clouds Rest, Clouds Rest Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 19-Oct-00, B124

View back to Tenaya Lake (L) from Clouds Rest ridge, Clouds Rest Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 19-Oct-00, B125

Mt Hoffmannn from Clouds Rest ridge, Clouds Rest Trail (T), Yosemite NP, California, USA, 19-Oct-00, B126

Delicate Arch Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Arches NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteWolfe Ranch - Delicate Arch - return
NotesDelicate Arch is probably the single most impressive arch in the park, and the walk to it is a chance for good views to the distant mountain ranges.
Delicate Arch, Delicate Arch Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B346

Delicate Arch, Delicate Arch Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B349

Delicate Arch, Delicate Arch Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B350

Delicate Arch, Delicate Arch Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B348

Devil's Garden Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Arches NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteDevil's Garden Trailhead - Landscape Arch - Double O Arch - Devil's Garden Trailhead
NotesA good trail to some of the less frequently visited arches, as well as the massive Landscape Arch which, in geological terms, seems near to its end.
Pine Tree Arch, Devil's Garden Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 13-Nov-00, B357

Landscape Arch, Devil's Garden Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 13-Nov-00, B359

Double O Arch, Devil's Garden Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 13-Nov-00, B360

Double O Arch, Devil's Garden Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 13-Nov-00, B361

Skyline Arch, Devil's Garden Trail (T), Arches NP, Utah, USA, 13-Nov-00, B362

   
Fairyland Loop / Rim Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Bryce Canyon NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteSunrise Point - Fairyland Canyon - below Boat Mesa - Fairyland Point - Sunrise Point
NotesA classic walk leading down through the pastel-hued rocks, from the canyon rim to Fairyland Canyon, below the castle-like Boat Mesa.
View from Sunrise Pt and ice drizzle, Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B285

View from Sunset Pt, Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B286

View from Sunset Pt, Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B287

View from Sunset Pt, Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B288

View from Sunset Pt, Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B289

Fairyland Canyon from Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B315

Fairyland Canyon from Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B316

Fairyland Canyon from Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B317

Fairyland Canyon from Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B318

Boat Mesa Panorama (1) from Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B319

Boat Mesa from Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B321

Boat Mesa from Fairyland Loop Trail through Campbell Canyon, Fairyland Loop Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 8-Nov-00, B323

North / South Windows Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Arches NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)2Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk to stand underneath these impressive windows.
North Window (L), Pinnacle (R) and La Sal Mtns (R) to ESE, Arches NP, Utah, USA, 13-Nov-00, B363

South Window, Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B345

North Window, Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B344

 
Park Avenue Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Arches NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)2-3Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesA short stroll amongst remarkable vertical sandstone fins.
'Park Avenue', sandstone fins, Arches NP, Utah, USA, 11-Nov-00, B341

   
Peek-a-boo Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Bryce Canyon NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteBryce Point - Peek-a-boo Loop Trail
NotesAn excellent short walk to get down in amongst the spectacular unusual rock formations. By early November the trails were icy but still passable with care.
Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B301

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B303

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B304

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B305

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B306

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B307

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B308

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B310

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B311

Along Peek-a-boo Trail, Peek-a-boo Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B312

  
Queen's Garden / Navajo Loop Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Bryce Canyon NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteSunset Point - Queens Garden Trail - Navajo Loop Trail - Sunset Point
NotesThese two trails form an excellent loop giving good views and an alternative perspective on the thousands of hoodoos, to the views from the classic viewpoints on the canyon rim.
Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B294

Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B295

Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B296

Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B297

Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B298

Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B299

Along Queen's Garden Trail, Queen's Garden Trail (T), Bryce Canyon NP, Utah, USA, 7-Nov-00, B300

 
Rim Overlook Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Capitol Reef NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
NotesAn excellent short walk to fine views of the bare hillsides typical of Capitol Reef NP
Capitol Dome from Rim Overlook Trail, Capitol Reef NP, Utah, USA, 10-Nov-00, B339

   
South Kaibab - Bright Angel Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days3TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceArizona, Grand Canyon NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)28Height gain (m)1500Route findingEasy
RouteYaki Point - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite (N1) - Indian Garden (N2) - Bright Angel Trail - Visitor Center
NotesAlthough permits need to be booked in advance, it's well worth doing so for one of the world's classic walks. The views and perspectives on the canyon are ever-changing. By Late October, snow is likely at the Canyon Rim, but the lower areas of the canyon are still likely to be mild temperatures. Without the time or permit for an overnight trip, Plateau Point makes a good day-trip, or a long day-trip to the river from the Canyon Rim is possible is you're confident of covering the distance and altitude gain on the way up.
South Kaibab Trail leading into canyon, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B226

South Rim (L) from nr start of South Kaibab Trail, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B227

North Rim and snow showers from South Kaibab Trail, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B229

View to W from nr Cedar Point, South Kaibab Trail, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B230

Inner Canyon and North Rim from South Kaibab Trail nr junction with Tonto Trail, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B231

South Kaibab Trail nr Tonto Trail Junction, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B232

Inner Canyon and Colorado River, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B233

Inner Canyon and Colorado River, Canyon Rim - South Kaibab Trail - Colorado River - Bright Angel Campsite Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 31-Oct-00, B234

Bright Angel Canyon and snow on North Rim from Bright Angel Trail, from below Indian Gardens, Bright Angel Trail - Indian Garden Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 1-Nov-00, B238

South Rim towering above Bright Angel Trail nr Indian Gardens, Bright Angel Trail - Indian Garden Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 1-Nov-00, B239

Brahma Temple (MR), Zoroaster Temple (R), North Rim and Colorado River from Plateau Pt, Bright Angel Trail - Indian Garden Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 1-Nov-00, B242

Bright Angel Canyon (R), North Rim and Inner Canyon from Plateau Pt, Bright Angel Trail - Indian Garden Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 1-Nov-00, B243

Brahma Temple (M), Zoroaster Temple (R), and Plateau Pt Trail, Bright Angel Trail - Indian Garden Section, South Kaibab - Bright Angel Trail (T), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona, USA, 1-Nov-00, B245

   
South Rim/Clear Lake/Uncle Tom's Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceWyoming, Yellowstone NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteUncle Tom's parking area - South Rim Trail - Artist Point - Clear Lake - Lower Falls viewpoint at bottom of Uncle Tom's Trail
NotesAn excellent circuit walk giving excellent views along the colourful and suprisingly deep Yellowstone Canyon, combined with a look at the forest and meadows typical of the plateau.
Yellowstone River Canyon leading to NE from nr Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP572

Lower Falls along Yellowstone Canyon, from Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP574

Canyon slopes from east of Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP576

View east along canyon from path east of Artist Point, South Rim Trail (T), Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP578

Mudpots on trail between Lily-Pad Lake and Clear Lake, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP580

Lower Falls from bottom of Uncle Tom's Trail, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP581

Start of ascent from bottom of Uncle Tom's Trail, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming, USA, 7-Sep-03, AP582

 
The Narrows Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcrops, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceUtah, Zion NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)2Height gain (m)50Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk into the increasingly narrow and pretty canyon to a point where wet feet are unavoidable if you proceed further
North Fork Virgin River nr The Grotto, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B267

View back into Zion Canyon from path leading to Narrows, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B268

North Fork Virgin River leading to the Narrows, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B270

North Fork Virgin River along path leading to the Narrows, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B271

North Fork Virgin River towards Zion Canyon from Narrows path, Riverside walk to The Narrows (T), Zion NP, Utah, USA, 4-Nov-00, B272