Day hike today Calf Pasture Hollow

3:51 p.m. on July 5, 2013 (EDT)
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I was going to hike up a canyon across the road from my house called Calf

Pasture Hollow, but did not make it very far. The video above shows the East Fork of the Virgin River flowing over a check dam all muddy from rain up north. I crossed the river above the falls and went to the mouth of Calf Pasture Hollow to find it too flooded also to hike along its bansk.

So I just took these other shots across from my house here in Orderville Utah


Highway 89 that passes between me and the East Virgin River looking north


The cliffs across the highway from my house. The Virgin East fork is where the Cottonwood trees are before the green pasture.


Highway view of the muddy waterfalls on the East Virgin River


Close-up view (telephoto) of the falls.


Another view with the Cottonwood tree above the falls


Looking back east to the Elkheart Cliffs part of the White Cliffs above north Orderville Utah where I live


The cliffs above the trailer park I live in. The red color at the bottom is from Iron Oxide staining the sandstone.


A large piece of Petrified wood near the Virgin River.


Photo taken after the video (above) of the muddy waterfall on the East Virgin River

As usual it is getting hot outside here now.Its around 97 today here in Orderville.


9:29 p.m. on July 5, 2013 (EDT)
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good shots, Gary. The video was cool, but I think you tube cut it off. I love the sound of a waterfall and flowing rapids.

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