A pitstop in Grand Junction for a camping commode & lunch at Red Robin.
Are we there yet?
Red cliffs along HWY 128 toward Moab
Questionable but kinda cool weather.
Through the clouds at Castle Rock, The Priest & The Nuns
Sophie happy to unload
The first thing on Chief's agenda is a roll in the sand.
Oh, that feels goooood.
I like the desert - away from the mud!
Fisher Tower in the background
Sophie's turn to roll.
Chillin' at camp.
And here comes the sun!
The intermittent rain hangout
Friends bring camp chairs to hang out.
Bridger, Araya & new friend Stella from Steamboat Springs
Our old friend Jeff & new friend Stella
Gradually moving the chairs outside
Tracy & CeCe
Breakin' out the dirt toys
Sharing Tonka with CeCe
Time for Hot Chocolate!
Oh, yeah, that's good!
Cruisin' around camp
Sharin' our Striders with friends
Settin' up the commode - very important business...
for very important business.
And this is how ya do it!
CeCe with her lodging in the background.
Lightin' a fire in the crazy firepit, which Annie later rebuilt.
Scopin' out the Thompson Tent Spot
I found a ball...
Lessons in tent assembly - pay attention,
you'll be expected to set your own up on the next trip.
Not a bad view
On with the fly
Cozied up for some ZZZZs before another big day
Sunrise - Annie's view from a sandstone pedestal
Saddling Sophie for kiddie rides
Stella's first ride
Sophie's the best!
We love Sophie - 24 years young!
That girl LOVES her Sophie
Jeff & his Girls... & Bridger in the background
ready to shovel poo.
Jeff & CeCe
Jared & his "other" gal.
Saddlin' up for a Mom & Pop ride
Hard to take pictures from the back of an old gal
who wants to run. :)
Our "other" four-wheelin' rig.
Fischer cruisin' toward Fisher Tower
CeCe wants to run too
The equine are happy with a dayful of packin' their people.
Playin' in Onion Creek
Digging tunnels & truck garages in the red dirt
Hey Bridge... ya need some help?
Pre-dinner apps & beverages - hangin' out.
Bridger's shot of the "pokies"... for the record.
The Thompson Boys hangin' out on the rocks.
Araya looking for a way up
Ready to ruuuun!
He went in there!
Love the lizard hunting attire.
A clearer view of Castle Rock & Priest & Nuns
Our 5 star red rocks lodging.
Our "picnic at the beach" - lunch a few yards away from camp.
Siesta?... Yeah, right!
Try-ing to pull. This rock. Eeeee!
Must. Get. It!
Got it... & threw it!
Forging the mighty rapids
Gooey hands!... & tushie.
Mom's token shot - snugglin' with my girl.
Time to wrestle!
Oh boy - here we go!
She's got him in a head lock!
Oh, you asked for it bub...
How's my stiff arm?
Where's Dad goin'? Let's follow... even if it IS burry.
The first lil' desert flower of the season.
All Boy Bridger
Where's he headed in the buff?
Shovelin' poo to pack out. Fun.
But the view's nice.
Breakfast beverage of choice: Hot Chocolate.
Pre-packup breakfast before the storm chases us home.
Until next time...
Is it safe to come out?
Back home to new snow.
The picnic table we broke out in warmer weather last week...