JAKE AND CAM'S PHOTO JOURNAL!!!!!!!!!!!





Grand Canyon Rim Walk:


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We were both very thirsty, and had no water :P
We were both thirsty, and had no water:P (Peering over the rim).
This was one of the "best" views of Indian Gardens. Too bad we can't SEE it!

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(36 N, 112 W)
Bright Angel Trail, home of Indian Gardens(dark green patch), and Bright Angel Point(very end/edge of trail).
  • Indian Gardens is a campsite below the rim, along Bright Angel Trail.
  • There are many houses down in all of those trees, that are not visible.
  • We went on the Rim Trail of the Grand Canyon, and gazed down at the beautiful sights, until it snowed, and we could not see anything.
  • When we first looked at the canyon, our thoughts were, WOW. Also, the snow tasted good-Cam

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It was very amazing to us that the giant ridge between the two walls on our side, is 2 miles away!
  • That wall was a whopping 1400 feet in elevation.
  • Also, not to far to the right of it was a golden eagles nest.
  • When we first heard the distance, we said NO, it was not even a mile! Also, Cam said,"BOY! What a beautiful sight!"


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This, MASSIVE rock is named, Poison Rock, the highest point in Glenn Canyon.
All we could say was, HOLY SCHIST!!!!


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This is Wupatki National Monument's biggest structure, called Wupatki.
  • Wupatki translates in the Hopi language to mean Tall House.
  • Our thoughts were when we first saw this house, we said, "That's a house?"

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This is the ball park that the descents of the Hopi tribe used to play on.

  • People believe they played a game similar to soccer, where the two cut outs in the walls were goals.
  • This made me think of my teams soccer fields, but a lot shorter- Jake
  • This made me say,"Where's the grass?"-Cam

GEDC0222.JPGThis is Sunset Crater, the only erupting volcano in the Southwest witnessed by people.

  • The park rangers decided to shut down the trail that went to peak, because hikers left big messes.
  • At this park site, you can't tell Sunset Crater is actually a volcano. It looks more like a hill.
  • The hike we went on took us about 2 miles up the volcano, and back out.
  • There was nothing else in sight but black sand(lava grains).

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This is ALLEN! Our intriguing tour guide.
He is the one who led us through our awesome expedition!
We went through 4 different amazing sites to see:
  • Grand Canyon Rim Trail
  • Glen Canyon Dam/ Colorado River Raft Ride
  • Wupatki National Monument
  • Sunset Crater National Park

FUNNIEST TIMES ON TRIP:



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CAM'S Squirrel that he named Ralph Stewart!


(IT'S RUNNING)


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Jake holding the Desert Chukawalla with cam in the background!