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Backpacking with the Sierra Club in Coyote Gulch, Utah
Day 5, July 3, 2010

Day 5: We hiked 5 miles back to Jacob Hamblin Arch, arriving by lunch time, and relaxed for the rest of the day. We passed part of the afternoon planning a surprise birthday party for one of the crew.

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Starting back out, but first things first
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Brushy canyon
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Grand sandstone
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Sometimes it is easier to just walk in the water
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Walking in the water
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Coyote Arch from downstream
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Jacob Hamblin Arch from downstream
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Back at camp under the enormous Jacob Hamblin alcove
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In camp under the enormous Jacob Hamblin alcove
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Surprise birthday party
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Creeping Water Bug (Order Hemiptera, Family Naucoridae)
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Scarab beetle
rock squirrel
Rock Squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) attacking food sack
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Rock Squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) attacking food sack
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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