Dispatch from the Road

Land of Ridiculously Amazing Parks

by Ben Schott

So this is what they meant by spacious skies and purple mountain majesties.

It was a simple, if ridiculously ambitious agenda: See as much of Southern Utah's natural splendors as two people in a PT Cruiser could in three days. The course we plotted started in , then went to , where we picked up , and followed it past , , , and , finally winding our way out and down to and . We saw about four percent of what we could have seen, and it was totally amazing.