The Wave

The Wave

Coyote Buttes, Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness

The Wave is iconic. There are few places more photographed in the entire region. It is also the only dayhike destination in the region that requires a permit to visit, and these permits are generally taken up months in advance. It is a three mile hike to get there.

And I was lucky to get to do it. By the time I realized that I would be visiting this area, the permits were long gone. But when I got there and visited the local rangers office, they told me that they had one cancellation for that afternoon. I had to rush to take advantage of this unique opportunity, but below are the results.









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