Nov 082012

01 Sunset Toroweap GRCA NP AZ (1024x678)

Another beautiful sunset from Toroweap.  This actually comes from the first night camped there and I’ve already showed you the second night.  After the long and bumpy ride we set up camp in a hurry and quickly walked the mile to the rim.  Looking down on the Colorado River in the last light, Lava Falls rapid could be faintly heard.

SWF long badge

View more skies from around the world at Sky Watch Friday.

  20 Responses to “Sunset over the Colorado River from Toroweap”

Comments (20)
  1. That is beautiful Gaelyn!
    Jo recently posted..Water urns, planters or garden ornaments?My Profile

  2. Sweet-sounding name, Toroweap. Mean something? Soothing photo.
    Bibi recently posted..The Avala TowerMy Profile

  3. Oh wow you have some amazing views around there and the sunset just finishes it off. Keep well Diane
    Diane recently posted..Angles sur l’AnglinMy Profile

  4. The perfect ending to any day, Gaelyn, and you’ve captured it beautifully! Breathtaking!! Have a great weekend!
    Sylvia Kirkwood recently posted..Sky Watch!!!My Profile

  5. Great photo, Gaelyn. If I could travel anywhere, I’d visit Macchu Picchu, or maybe the Galapagos Islands. But hey, Africa sounds pretty good, too.
    Janie of Utah recently posted..On the Outlaw TrailMy Profile

  6. Magnificent!
    Happy Sky Watch Friday!
    Lea’s Menagerie

  7. Gaelyn, beautiful view of the canyon and the sunset. Thanks for sharing, happy skywatching!

  8. Moments like those you mention are things I use to keep me from screaming at teenagers. I go to them as my “safe place” when the whining gets out of control:) Lovely shot.
    Rohrerbot recently posted..Moonlight SonataMy Profile

  9. This is such a beautiful shot. I really like the ribbon of water winding through the canyon.
    Peter B recently posted..SkyWatching: Huntington Beach PierMy Profile

  10. No that view is so well worth the walk. Stunningly beautiful.
    Firefly recently posted..White Lions at PumbaMy Profile

  11. Extraordinary!! MB
    maryBeth recently posted..November 8 Sunset for Sky WatchMy Profile

  12. Simply Gorgeous. I’m making it my desktop. No doubt it would look fantastic enlarged and framed. I just love looking at your photos. Can hardly wait to hear where you are going to go next to take fabulous pictures.
    Sherry recently posted..Salt SpringsMy Profile

  13. Lots going on here, the layer after layer of the canyons, the great colors in the sky, the river. Great beautiful shot.
    yogi recently posted..Camera Critters – Hunkering DownMy Profile

  14. Following Life lines brings us to the promise and revelation of endless Oceans to swim in.
    Bern recently posted..American Wigeon Landing and Crashing Into A Newly Iced Over PondMy Profile

  15. I love the muted colors. You have a great vantage view of the canyon. Lovely shot!
    Ebie recently posted..Merced River in Early AutumnMy Profile

  16. A truly beautiful shot – just magnificent.
    Susie of Arabia recently posted..Sunken Door of MosqueMy Profile

 Leave a Reply



You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge