Where We Are in 30 Seconds! – (The Wave)

A rare opportunity to see one of the most beautiful formations the Nature has created….

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…”The Wave” as it has come to be known has been featured in numerous  brochures, magazines, and even in a Pink Floyd album. Somewhere near the Arizona-Utah border, it sits in quiet majesty awaiting it’s daily visitors. Where is it exactly? You’ll be hard pressed to find out, and for good reason.

Without any visible trail and only GPS coordinates, and a coveted set of pictured landmarks with verbal descriptions given to hikers, the 3 mile hike to the Wave through the dessert wilderness adds to its mystery. The sandstone formation is fairly brittle – more than 20 people each day would surely degrade the rock unnaturally and diminish this small, yet superiorly intriguing spot in the dessert.

Only 20 people are allowed into the wilderness area which contains the Wave each day. Ten permits are obtained 4 months in advanced online, and the other ten are for those who stop by the ranger station the day before.

ALL TWENTY permits however, are won via lottery. We did battle with lady luck and 50 other hikers the day before, and found ourselves gratefully surprised to be the second group chosen!

For more on the wave, including it’s interesting geologic history, see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wave,_Arizona

The very scientific method for choosing hikers...

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One Response to “Where We Are in 30 Seconds! – (The Wave)”
  1. casey4peace says:

    w.o.w. awesome! i want to go!!!!!!!

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