Coyote Buttes Photos

Coyote Buttes Photos

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North Coyote Buttes is most famous for a sandstone bowl called the Wave, which is striated in such a way that it looks like the rock has been threaded through a taffy candy machine. Some areas of the wave have brilliant yellow and red hues with perfect undulating horizontal curves. North Coyote Buttes can be brutally hot in the summer with little refuge from shade, so most try to visit during the spring or fall, but I usually end up there in the winter. Due to a European movie that was filmed at the Wave some time ago the area is much more popular with them than it is with Americans. Many rock formations in the area have been given names by visitors, but the entire area around the popular "Wave", is still the Wave.

Summitpost Info for the Wave

Summitpost Paria Canyon/Vermilion Cliffs info

Summitpost Album for the Paria Canyon/Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness

This Coyote Buttes album includes North Coyote Buttes (The Wave) and South Coyote Buttes.


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Ice Man Jerry Van

Ice Man Jerry Van - Mar 2, 2009 9:23 am - Voted 10/10

Edward Abbey would have loved this

I enjoy every thing you and your husband post on summit.People miss so much of it because they are not willing to go the distance. I have a story about an encounter with a desert Big Horn Sheep in Zions I will send to you . Keep up your wonderful pictures and thank you so much for your information, From Jerry aka ice man

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