Meat Week Part II: Grilling the Grillables

By:  K_C
July 7, 2011

As we return to the Meat Week saga, we said “goodbye” to Calf Creek (previously seen on the last page of Part 1, and a cool photo post by G here), and “hello” to 1000 miles of me being jammed in the backseat of the Chicken Taco (a.k.a. the end of day #4).
Calf Creek

We headed out with a small plan, but a LONG list of things to do. Not sure exactly where to head next, writings on the wall assured us that we were heading in the right direction…
Freemont Indian Writing and Drawing

I think the Fremont Native Americans must have seen Plan 9 from Outer Space or something…
Freemont Indian Drawing and Writing

As we drove away from Calf Creek, we looked at the gazetteer, compared to our long list, and decided to roll ahead for Capitol Reef National Park. The drive wasn’t that long, but stuffed in the jump-seat in the back of the Chicken Taco it felt like an eternity. When we arrived, the Chicken Taco took a bath as we chose to ford the river rather than caulk the wheels and float it.
fording the river crossing in Capitol Reef National Park

Zeke died (dysentery actually, not drowning as you would expect in this situation), but the rest of us made it to continue our way on the trail (although we didn’t get a shower like the Chicken Taco. BOO!).
fording the river in Capitol Reef National Park

We drove for what seemed like an eternity through this so called “Capitol Reef” National Park in search of something called “Cathedral Valley”… the whole place seemed more like “Candy Corn National Park” to me though.
candy corn

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  1. Roger Kappe
    wrote on July 7th, 2011 at 10:10 am  

    Making the world a better, more beautiful place… One TR at a time. Thanks Guys. Awesome Pictures.

    P.S. My vote is for “PBRches” lol.

  2. Peter
    wrote on July 7th, 2011 at 1:06 pm  

    Great stuff Kristin, thanks.

  3. christian
    wrote on July 7th, 2011 at 4:41 pm  

    was ben ok with you guys getting ALL the corn? staaaan daaarch!

  4. Harvey44
    wrote on July 8th, 2011 at 10:26 am  

    Great TRs from KC. Scenery is awesome, but I like the skiing pics best.

  5. Kate B
    wrote on July 8th, 2011 at 10:32 am  

    Looks like a great trip, sorry I missed you guys! Kristin you have a very convenient BSL ;)

  6. MadPatSki
    wrote on July 12th, 2011 at 11:08 am  

    Catching up on my TRs. NICE!!!

    Skiing out West in the Summer is sweet!!! Other non-skiing stuff also doesn’t suck.

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