Day 11: Corona Arch
Ok so here's the deal--while in Boulder, we mentioned to the bartender at
BJ's brewpub that we were going to Moab. He'd just been there, and told us
about this thing called Corona Arch. Near Arches National Park, but not very
well known. He drew us a map on the back of the tab (shown above).
We found the road easily, and from there it was a three-mile hike through
scorching sun, carefully avoiding that black living dirt algae stuff.
Near the beginning of the Corona Arch trail, this rusty old train goes
rumbling through the cliffs.
Perfect spot for a daring train robbery!
Can you find Corona Arch in this picture? Check out the far left. Yeah
that's what we thought. That ain't it.
T-neck takes a rest in the shade.
A Dilophosaurus terrorizes this Pueblo community. Only Mothra can
save them now!
Not Corona Arch--that there is Bowtie Arch, right next to the main
attraction (just off to the right).
Another view of Bowtie, he giant poopchute.
And here it is, Corona Arch! You couldn't see it before 'cause of the funny
To help you get the scale of this thing, that little white speck underneath
the arch is Martinek (see inset).
A view from underneath Corona Arch.
Nops heads back, past the big shady cliff that provided welcome relief from
T-neck takes an art pic, chugs his water, and heads on out.
Back to Utah