Officially this was Higher Ground's first multi-member
Moab run. Bob had laid the ground work
the year before and the pictures brought
back spoke for themselves. For Moab 09 we brought
the awesome with 5 major players behind the big
wheels and a couple behind the pro lenses making a
pretty solid little group.
Most of us caravanned from
Phoenix to Utah and then all did the camp thing at
Our set up was cheap and pretty sweet.
We had the huge area across the creek pretty much
to ourselves to
and relax in the tents
and around the fire. To get the juices flowing,
after we set up camp, we went over to Potato Salad
Hill before dinner.
For the next week, our group made no waste of daylight, running two
or three major trails before hitting the town in
the evening for some
and grub. Even though
limits were pushed on the rocks, everything went
pretty smoothly, only twice did we have to break
out the tools for nothing more serious than a blown
Not a moment went by on the trails that we weren't in awe of the
scenery. Whether we were on the red rock, on the
mountain, or in the national parks, the views never
got tiring. All in all we had an awesome time
with our close knit group, doing the
from sun up to sundown in and out of the vehicles.