Yellow Cat Camp
Last spring, Stephen and I found a beautiful camp spot on
the slickrock in the Yellow Cat area north east of Arches
Nat'l Park, Utah. See:
Stephen and I wanted to go back and explore more. Lots of
hiking into Arches from the N and E sides. So Stephen and
Shawn along with Steve Hoge and Kate Bernhart made a plan
to meet there for a few days.
I came first, and explored the old US 6 from Mack, Colorado,
to the first ranch exit in Utah. I drove US 6 from Grand
Junction to Benton Jct, California, a couple of times in
the early sixtes, heading to college in California--in
a Renault Dauphine(!) [In those days, the "t" in Renault
There is an old state line marker there, probably from the
Along Yellow Cat Road, which arcs from I-70 south and then
back to I-70, there is an area named "The Poison Stip"--and
I climbed a mesa to get a view to the south--the Yellow Cat
area and Arches
I should have driven up the track--it was Syncro Ready, but
I was also looking for crystals and wanted to poke around.
OK, on to camp....