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Disappointment at the Overlook
Yes that's me! I had just found out that there were no "No-Shows" for tomorrow's standby space I had for a mule trip down into the canyon! I was one very unhappy person!

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lcarreauKathy ...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

You probably didn't know it at the time, but
the mule trips going down into the "sublime
abyss" are very much OVER-RATED.

Too hot, and upon returning to the Rim, you
will have trouble WALKING back to your car.

I would suggest visiting the North Rim.

Gotta admit, with the advanced technology of
the 21st century, you can take a virtual
tour without even leaving your living room.

And, we all know that mules SMELL! Perhaps
the most positive outcome was introducing
your son to the geologic wonders of the
Colorado Plateau. Three cheers to you !!!
Posted Mar 10, 2011 10:12 pm

silversummitRe: Kathy ...

silversummit

Hasn't voted

Thanks Larry for the sympathy. At the time I really really wanted to go down into the canyon so it meant a lot but I have gotten over it!

And hopefully at some point we will get back and see the North Rim as you suggest.

And the whole trip was a great success!
Posted Mar 10, 2011 10:21 pm

Josh LewisI sure hope

Josh Lewis

Voted 10/10

At the very least you enjoyed the nice looking view here... right? ;-)
Posted Mar 17, 2011 6:01 am

silversummitRe: I sure hope

silversummit

Hasn't voted

I did! The trip was a success despite all!
Thanks for the thoughts!
Posted Mar 17, 2011 8:36 am

sgb02dNice

sgb02d

Hasn't voted

Where is this shot from?
Posted Apr 22, 2011 7:53 pm

silversummitRe: Nice

silversummit

Hasn't voted

I'm not sure but an overlook probably not far from the Grand Canyon Village area I think.
Posted Apr 23, 2011 8:42 pm

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