Photos from two weeks of travel and hiking in the deserts and canyons of southern Utah, including the San Rafael Swell, Capitol Reef, Escalante, and Bryce Canyon.
A spring snowstorm passes over the Little Grand Canyon, through which the San Rafael River flows.
Storm clouds over a remote canyon in the San Rafeal Swell.
Rain clouds pass over remote canyon country in southern Utah.
A labyrinth of colorful bentonite hills.
Psychedelic landscape of raspberry cheesecake hills.
Remote desert and bentonite hills in southern Utah.
Large-scale light painting amongst the spires of Cathedral Valley.
Sunrise light in Lower Cathedral Valley.
The Henry Mountains rise above the slickrock desert between Boulder and Escalante.
Camping under a huge alcove near the Escalante River.
Hiking through a deep canyon tributary of the Escalante River.
A little whirlpool generates bubbles in a small canyon creek.
Sunset reflection in a small waterhole at our slickrock campsite along the Boulder Mail Trail.
Sunrise illuminates a sea of slickrock along the Boulder Mail Trail between the towns of Escalante and Boulder.
Hiking through the river in Death Hollow.
A calm river pond deep in Death Hollow canyon.
A paradisiacal oasis deep in Death Hollow.
Ominous stormy clouds over Bryce Canyon National Park - April.
Sunset over Panguitch and the Sevier River valley as seen from Red Canyon.
Ominous clouds signal the approach of a spring storm - April.