Hole-in-the-Rock

an epic in the colonization of the great American West. by Miller, David E.

Publisher: University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City

Written in English
Published: Pages: 229 Downloads: 555
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Subjects:

  • Mormons -- Utah.,
  • San Juan County (Utah) -- History.,
  • United States -- Discovery and exploration.
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16606131M

  It’s a small little hike that takes you up to a hole in the rock. Depending on when you go, it can be a quiet place to sit and look at the view. Overall it’s something to do when you don’t have a lot of time, want to enjoy some outdoor time or when you are going to the zoo.1K TripAdvisor reviews. You can explore the Hole-in-the-Rock and surrounding caves, or sit for a bit in the shade and take in the views of the desert and downtown Phoenix. The hike is a short tenth of a mile (it’s right off a parking lot) and only gains feet of elevation. You can easily hit it on your way to the nearby Phoenix Zoo or Desert Botanical Gardens. 43 reviews of Hole N' the Rock "Its more of a cave than a hole. It used to be a someone's home at one time, but its now a roadside attraction. There's a gift shop, a petting zoo, and a memorial to the guy who carved out the hole. Definitely worth the stop.". Hole-In-The-Rock, Inc. is a California Domestic Corporation filed on Ma The company's filing status is listed as Suspended and its File Number is C The Registered Agent on file for this company is Richard Gail Ingram and is located at E Juanita Ave, Glendora, CA Location: California (CA).

  Directed by Rob Sibley. With Gerald N. Lund. In a faithful group of Utahans sought to establish a settlement in southeastern Utah. Their six month journey would required conquering rugged impassable territory, sheer sandstone walls, steep mountainsides and solid rock ridges. The pioneers began by blasting a roadway through a rocky crevice barely large enough for a man to walk through. In the spring of a direct supply and access road connecting southwestern and southeastern Utah was completed. Known as the Hole-In-The-Rock Trail, its direct penetration through the Colorado River gorge and surrounding topography shortened distances .   The Hole in the Rock Foundation was formalized in , and the co-op building was completed in The fort now has 13 full-time Church-service missionary couples, one single sister, and 21 local volunteer docents to staff and care for it. Through their service they help educate and inspire visitors from all around the world. Uinta Hiking Books (2) Nearby States Hiking Books (18) Outdoor Activities (5) Camping, Cookouts, and Ghost Stories Books (19) Fishing and Boating Books (15) River Guides (9) Rock Climbing Books (3) Mountain Biking Books (6) ATV and OHV Books (9) Hunting Books (17) Rock Art and Scenic Books (19) Nature Guide. Animal Guide Books (39) Audubon.

The San Juan Expedition (also known as the San Juan Mission or the Hole-in-the-Rock Expedition) was a group of Mormon settlers intent on establishing a colony in what is now southeastern Utah, in the western United difficult passage through the deep canyons of the Colorado River represents the ingenuity and determination needed during the country's era of western exploration and. Hole In The Rock Rd is a bit washboard, but you are only on it for like 1/4 mile. The roads inside the camping area have big ruts and dry washouts (could be creeks in heavy rains, but I’m not sure) so I wouldn’t recommend arriving in the dark unless you know where you are going. Hole in the Rock Bay of Islands Fullers Great Sights Take a half-day Bay of Islands cruise in search of dolphins and other marine life. This is the most popular dolphin watching cruise in the Bay of Islands, and for good reason! Board your cruise in Paihia or Russell and take in the stunning views as we glide out through the islands and along the Rakaumangamanga Peninsula to Cape Brett, where. Hole-in-the-Rock is a cleft in a steep cliff face within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area that Mormon pioneers negotiated on their way to settle in southeastern Utah in the late s.

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The story of the December Hole-In-the-Rock Expedition, when men, women, children, with 80 wagons and many cattle and horses, passed through miles of "impossible" country to lay foundations for a Mormon settlement in the Four Corners Area.

This book was great to s: Miller's book has withstood over 50 years of scrunity and research, and still remains the backbone of Hole in the Rock history. His use of letters, diaries, journals, etc. make it authentic and believeable, but very sparse and to the point.4/5.

The book is also fairly readable, and I would recommend it to anyone interested in Glen Canyon, Lake Powell (since it currently covers the bottom half of the Hole-in-the-Rock trail), southern Utah, Mormon history, Indian and white relations, or the Old West.

Buy enough, and you could build a little fort/5(2). This is an excellent book that does a good job of bringing to life the experiences of the Hole In The Rock pioneers who settled the wild San Juan valley in Southeastern Utah.

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Nearby Experiences. Other /5(1K). On U.S. Highway in Southern Utah, in the heart of Canyonlands Country, is one of the most unique roadside attractions in the United States.

Twenty-foot-tall white letters painted on the side ensure that you don't miss Moab's Hole N" the Rock, a 5,square-foot home carved into sandstone by the Christensen family nearly a centuryit's a popular pit stop that pulls in about MileJunction of Hole-in-the-Rock road and Highway The town of Escalante, a few miles west of this junction, provided the last chance for the pioneers to obtain food and supplies and to make repairs on their equipment.

MileTen Mile Spring: A small seep where the first major camp was established after departing from Escalante. Hole in the Rock was blasted by Mormon pioneers who couldn’t get down the sheer walls of Glen Canyon.

The “hole” is slowly filling in with debris and rock falls, but it’s still passible for those who are willing to do a bit of scrambling (and have a friend to.

BY LAKE: Hole-in-the-Rock is accessible by boat from Lake Powell. It is located at b which is 66 miles ( km) uplake from Glen Canyon Dam or approximately 30 miles (48 km) downlake from Bullfrog and Halls Crossing.

Boaters may tie up along the rocky shoreline. The trail is to the right and is easier to follow above the high water mark. Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. Nearby Experiences. Other experiences in Moab. Utah Mighty 5 National Parks 5-Day Road Based Limousine Tour from Las Vegas.

$2, per adult. More info. Quick View. Utah Mighty 5 National Parks Limousine Tour from Las Vegas.4/5(). CLICK ‘SHOW MORE’ 7 Kids, 10 Years, 30 Countries **FREE REPORT**: How We've Funded 10 Years of Family Travel Learn m. The roughly two hundred and fifty mile Hole-in-the-Rock Trail took the Mormon pioneers over six months to complete.

The Hole-in-the-Rock trail narrative is more than men and women colonizing a new area. It is the “can do”, or as Jens Nielson would say “stickie-ta-tudy”, attitude of the American pioneer. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. Hole in the Rock, the daunting entry into the wilderness trail to Bluff.

Kumen Jones in the first Bishopric in Bluff: F. Jens Nielson, first bishop of Bluff G. Lemuel H. Redd H. Barton Cabin in Bluff Today the Barton cabin represents the sole surviving feature of the earliest architecture of Bluff.

It retains the integrity of its original. Hole N" The Rock South Highway Moab, Utah Phone: () Contact: Lori L. Open 7 Days A Week Located in the Heart of Canyonlands Country. Hole-in-the-Rock was the only crossing of the Colorado River between Lee's Ferry, Ariz., and Moab.

To negotiate the foot descent from the cliff down to the river, the San Juan pioneers had to cut back the foot sheer cliff at the top, build a dugway along a lower section of steep slickrock and make their way through a mountain of sand to.

Skillfully interweaving historical figures and events with fictional characters, Gerald Lund takes us through the Hole in the Rock and over miles of uncharted country that even today is impassable without all-terrain vehicles. His account of the adventure, romance, and sacrifices of these undaunted pioneers will resonate with readers who love a.

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A lazy day away in the Bay. Bring your family and friends for half or full day. Up to 8 people maximum. Go to the ” hole in the rock” swimming at 1 of the beautiful beaches.

Bbq your lunch or we can help catch your lunch and prepare and grill on the bbq. Kayak round beautiful coves and magical crystal clear water.

Who knew that such wonderful adventure awaited down Hole-in-the-Rock road. Buy the Falcon guide to hiking this area - great book. Drive carefully, but the road is very manageable - we drive a Subaru outback (with very good tires) and never had a problem on the main road or any of the side roads.

4/5(). Book your tickets online for Hole in the Rock, Phoenix: See 1, reviews, articles, and photos of Hole in the Rock, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Phoenix/5(1K). The Hole in the Rock Restaurant really is a hole in the wall. We've been here a couple times for brunch and it's emptier than the Pakistani restaurant on Seinfeld.

Decor can be described as mid-century, Mad Men (I never watched it so I can't agree or disagree). The food is a great value for the cost.4/5(14).

Going through Hole-in-the-Rock would mean taking wagons and cattle on a trail that dropped meters, one-third of that drop at a degree angle. Most felt it was impossible. After much discussion, one of the men made the motion to leave the decision to “President Smith and the Lord.” 1 A unanimous vote reflected the faith of those.

Hole in the Rock is a historic site in Utah where the Mormon Pioneers had to dynamite a path down the mountain to get through to the Colorado River. The pathway at Hole in the Rock is still cleared out, and you get to hike through the path that these enduring people traveled, bringing wagons down with all of their stuff and their oxen.5/5(3).

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Eight lucky guests can have a top-notch stay at this spacious 2,square-foot home. Hole N' The Rock, Moab, UT. K likes. view our webpage: 12 miles south of Moab, Hole N' The Rock is a 5, square foot home carved in the rock.

Opened originally as a. Hole in the Rock Expedition. Hole in the Rock crevasse looking down at Lake Powell. On Januafter six months of blasting and chiseling, an expedition of Mormon Pioneers with their wagons and livestock descended through a rocky crevice known as the Hole in the Rock to the Colorado River below (now Lake Powell).Hole in the Rock Trail The slickrock channel called The Chute and canyons beyond are the most difficult parts.

Moab Offroad Trails Trail Head:Trail Type: Offroad. Difficulty: 4 Length: miles. SEE LOCATIONS ON THE MAP.Hole in the Rock is a narrow and steep crevice in the western rim of Glen Canyon, in southern Utah in the western United er with another canyon on the eastern side of the Colorado River, it provided a route through what would otherwise be a large area of impassable terrain.