Stansbury Surprise?

Earlier this year, my nephew took us "muddin'" up North Willow Canyon,
located due west of Grantsville, Utah.

The Stansbury Mountains are typical of Great Basin ranges. They extend
south from Timpie for about 30 miles to Johnson Pass (UT Hwy 199).

They're oriented north-south and rise abruptly from the desert floor on
either side.

The dry, west-facing slope is thinly forested with scattered Utah junipers.
Forest covers much of the east side of the range, especially in the canyon
bottoms and north-facing slopes where aspen and Doug fir predominate.

A historical aqueduct (water-carrying trench) formerly carried water from
North Willow Creek into Grantsville.

Since then, a reservoir has been constructed southwest of Grantsville,
which is fed by South Willow and North Willow Creeks and is stocked with
Rainbow trout.

This is the view looking up Davenport Canyon from near Point 7005'.

May 5, 2009

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Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Aug 14, 2009 7:37 pm - Voted 10/10

hi

This is a beautiful picture!
I have posted a new mushroom picture if you are interested- this one is from Poland.
Cheers.
http://www.summitpost.org/image/540964/538594/mega-mushroom.html

lcarreau

lcarreau - Aug 14, 2009 8:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: hi

Thanks Wiki - but you're making me hungry for
my dinner !!!

Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Aug 14, 2009 8:38 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: hi

Well then, go to Colorado and have some yummy dinner there! :)

lcarreau

lcarreau - Aug 14, 2009 8:52 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: hi

What time does the plane leave?

Actually, it's a bit more complicated.

Can I have a dream I'm in Colorado ???

: ))

Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Aug 15, 2009 8:01 am - Voted 10/10

Re: hi

Sure, your profile does say "I am a dreamer" :]

lcarreau

lcarreau - Aug 15, 2009 11:05 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: hi

Yes, but the other half says:

"...you are just a dream!"

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