Sunsets

Photography:  To Catch the Sun  My wife, Susan, and I love sunsets.  We love to watch the sunset, and we love to photograph the sunset.  We have photographed sunsets from Isle au Haut in Acadia, to Glacier Bay N.P. in Alaska; from the eastern tip of St. Croix to the westernmost shore of Kauai.  We..

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Updated Jan 22, 2020

Gold Butte Road Conditions (Current conditions are always subject to change — use your own best judgment) Black Butte Road Passable in a carefully driven sedan. 2WD-HC is better. Watch for rocks in the road. Beyond Falling Man Trailhead, 4WD is probably recommended. Catclaw Wash Road Marginally 4WD due to deep sand. The steep end..

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Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) live throughout Gold Butte, but must remain fairly close to water (e.g., Lake Mead, mountain springs). Look for Bighorns on ridgelines and near rocky cliffs where they feel safe from predators. Desert Bighorn Sheep are large sheep of desert mountains with a tan coat and white rump. Adult males are..

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