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Hiking the Wave in Coyote Buttes

Updated on April 24, 2017

See Geology at its Best in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness

Until a friend invited me on a hiking trip in northern Arizona and southern Utah, I'd not heard of the Wave. But I realized when we arrived that I had seen photos of this amazing geological formation, now an internationally known and very popular wilderness destination. Which is why daily visitation to the Wave has been limited by the Bureau of Land Management, to prevent excessive damage, crowding, and overuse of the area.

If you're willing to take your chances with the permit process, which I'll describe below, and can hike six, mostly easy to moderately difficult (round-trip) miles in desert terrain, I highly recommend a visit to the Wave.

Here, I'll show you photos from one of my own hikes to the Wave (I've now been there three times), describe the route, the terrain, and a little of the geological history of the area, and tell you—and show you—how to get there once you've obtained your Wave permit.

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What Forces Created the Wave?

The Wave
The Wave

According to Wikipedia, the Wave is composed of Jurassic-age Navajo sandstone, approximately 190 million years old. Scientists say the ancient sand dunes turned into hard, compacted rock over the ages, calcifying in vertical and horizontal layers. Further erosion by wind and rain created the spectacular landscape we see today.

You can read more about the unique geological characteristics of the Wave on the University of Utah website, from their Geology and Geophysics department ... but it's very understandable for those of us who aren't geologists.

Hiking to the Wave: A Pictorial Guide

You start from the Wire Pass trailhead on House Rock Valley Road....C'mon, let's go!

You'll begin your hike to the Wave by walking up a wash. If you continued along this wash, it would eventually lead you into Buckskin Gulch, the world's longest slot canyon, but to go to the Wave you'll turn off to the right—south/southeast—before then.

If you see a narrow slot up ahead, you've gone too far.

Of course, washes aren't always dry, so check the weather forecast (you can ask at the Ranger Station) before you begin your hike to the Wave. You don't want to be in that wash when it's running.

Coordinates of the Wave:

  • Latitude 36° 59' 45.84" N
  • Longitude 112° 0' 21.9" W

You can view a topographic map of Coyote Buttes, Arizona, including the Wave, at TopoQuest.com.

Sign on the way to the Wave
Sign on the way to the Wave

The Trail Towards the Wave Departs From the Wash

But you're not on a trail for long.

After following the wash for less than a mile, you'll see a sign post on your right: "Coyote Buttes." (NOTE: There's still a sign there, but it's been changed to a white sign on a wooden post, and it's on the right side of the trail, not the left as pictured here.)

All hikers need a permit to enter this area, whether or not they're headed for the Wave or some other destination. And the Wave requires a specific permit, which should be displayed on the backpack of one person in each party.

When you first turn off from the wash, you'll climb a short but steep, sandy hill, which will get your heart rate going. This and the final climb up a sand dune just before the Wave are the most difficult parts of the hike.

Due to a number of people getting lost in the area, the Bureau of Land Management has amended the material they give out to Wave permit-holders to include GPS coordinates of various points along the route and a photographic map of features to keep an eye out for.

If you pay attention to the directions and the terrain, you should have no problem finding the Wave, although, we did still run into people out there who seemed confused.

A View of the Landscape En Route to the Wave

Some folks say it looks like another planet.

This stark, other-worldly, and amazingly beautiful land gets extremely hot in the summer, with temperatures often reaching above 100 degrees Fahrenheit by midday. So, if you're hiking to the Wave in June, July or August, be sure to start very early (before sunrise would be best), carry plenty of water (a gallon per person for the day, I'd say), and wear a wide-brimmed hat. And don't forget some snacks—sugary and salty—to keep your electrolytes and energy up.

Forgive me if it goes without saying, but just in case.... cellphones won't work out here, so be prepared, because you can't ring or text for assistance.

The Route: Sand and Slickrock

Hiking the Wave
Hiking the Wave

After a short stretch on sandy trail, you'll come to a large area of slickrock, which, when dry, offers very good footing.

Now you'll no longer be guided by trail but rather by terrain features and, here and there, small cairns (man-made piles of rocks). I found these cairns, which are often made up of no more than two or three small rocks, easy to miss and sometimes a bit confusing, but you'll probably spot most of them if you keep a careful eye out. They really aren't necessary, though, to find your way to the Wave. (NOTE: The BLM has been removing these confusing cairns.)

Head for the Twin Buttes

Head for the Twin Buttes, not necessarily for other people's footprints.
Head for the Twin Buttes, not necessarily for other people's footprints.

The BLM instructions will point you to the right of two large ... well, I call them rock lumps, but they're officially called the "Twin Buttes." They should be pretty easy to identify from the photos on your handout. Be careful, though; there are other double "rock lumps" around that could fool you.

Still, even if you stray in this area, another major feature in the distance will draw you into the Wave.

Navigating to the Wave Shouldn't Be Difficult

...if you follow directions and pay attention to the map and terrain.

Here, my friend Sueanne walks to the right of the Twin Buttes. The buttes can be passed on the left, but it's easier to walk up the slickrock bowl and go around to the right.

Hiking the Wave
Hiking the Wave

Half a mile past the Twin Buttes, you'll come to a wash. If you look across the wash, you'll see the multicolored domes on the opposite side. These and the sandstone formations to the right are where the Wave is located.

Finding The Wave

Head for the crack in the rock. See it in the distance, just to the left of center in the photo?

Hiking The Wave
Hiking The Wave

The Wave is located below that dark crack -- aptly known as "the Black Crack" -- in the distance (pictured here just to the left of center). Just make your way cross-country towards that point.

The Ascent Before the Wave

Hiking the Wave
Hiking the Wave

Trudge up this sand dune to reach your destination.

This is the most difficult part of the hike to The Wave -- and it's a bit steeper and longer than it looks in this photo -- but you'll be well rewarded at the top.

So, do a slow, choppy trudge or pick up steam and motor your way up the last stretch of sand, whatever suits you, and you'll be at your destination shortly.

Arriving at the Wave: A Hidden Gem

The Wave
The Wave

Take your time. Explore the nooks and crannies. Check out the details. Listen to the silence and imagine this place thousands and millions of years ago.

Close-ups of The Wave—The Ultimate "Rock Art"

The Wave
The Wave

Natural Design—Pay Attention to the Amazing Details

The Wave
The Wave

Do you see the forms of other things in these designs by nature?

These Designs Look Like Waves, too, Don't They?

The Wave
The Wave

The Wave 2: A Short Walk Beyond the Wave

The Wave
The Wave

A third of a mile west of the Wave is another amazing formation, this one with lighter pastel colors. Just continue along on the "shelf" at the same level as the Wave, and you'll find it.

The Wave Is Hidden in This Amazing Landscape—And so Am I!

The Wave
The Wave

A special treat after a rainstorm: Small pools, which can remain for several days, often contain a large number of tadpoles and fairy shrimp.

The Wave
The Wave

That's the True Color of the Sky

The Wave
The Wave

Video: Images from a Hike to the World-Famous Wave

The images in this video were taken by Anna Malkowicz, who was visiting from Poland.

Getting a Permit for the Hike

This isn't the fun part of the Wave experience, but it is required.

My friend and I got lucky. Ours was the third application drawn that morning, as more than 50 people waited at the Ranger Station to find out if they'd get a permit for the Wave for the following day. There were spots remaining for only two more people, and the remaining parties consisted of three and four people.

The Permit Process Explained:

Only 20 people are allowed into the Wave each day, with a maximum group size of six.

Ten spots are reserved for the in-person permit lottery at the Ranger Station, beginning at 9 am each morning, and ten other slots are doled out by the online lottery system. You would need to arrive at the Ranger Station early to fill out the application and be entered into the drawing. The permit is for the NEXT day, not that same day it's drawn.

Again, day-use permits for The Wave and North Coyote Buttes are available online and as walk-in permits at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Visitor Center in Kanab, Utah (Phone: 435-826-5499), the day before you want to hike. (You can also obtain permits for South Coyote Buttes, also a beautiful area, and those permits are easier to get.)

For the online permit lottery, you have to pay a $5 nonrefundable application fee, and you can choose up to three dates per application. If you win a permit, you will be given just one of the three days. With the in-person lottery, you pay only if you receive a permit. The permits are $7 per person.

Online permits for the Wave may be obtained up to four months in advance, and you have an entire month to apply.

If you enter the lottery for the Wave and Coyote Buttes North, attempting to obtain a permit for the months of April, May, September, or October, the odds are about 10%. For other months (in the off-season), the chances are better.

Visit the BLM website for more information on how to obtain a permit for the Wave.

Be aware that the area is patrolled by rangers, and fines will be issued to those without permits. A copy of the permit will also need to be displayed on the dashboard of your vehicle.

The Wave
The Wave

Take a Look at the In-Person Permit Lottery for the Wave

This took place at the Paria Ranger Station, but you can no longer get the permits here. You'll have to go to the Kanab Ranger Station. This is what you can expect, though....

How the Wave Got So Popular

The Wave was first publicized in Germany in magazine articles and a 1995 nonverbal landscape documentary film called "Faszination Natur" or "Fascinating Nature." It was then visited by a small number of Europeans. Due to information being posted on the internet, The Wave has become widely known just in the last few years.

Directions To the Wave Trailhead on House Rock Valley Road

The Wave is located in the North Coyote Buttes area south of US Highway 89 between Page, Arizona, and Kanab, Utah. The hike begins at the Wire Pass Trailhead on unpaved House Rock Valley Road in the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness.

When House Rock Valley Road is wet, it can become impassable. During dry conditions, however, a two-wheel drive vehicle is sufficient, though high clearance would be preferable.

Getting to the Trailhead

Trailhead for The Wave and Buckskin Gulch
Trailhead for The Wave and Buckskin Gulch

The turnoff from US 89 onto House Rock Valley Road is not signed, but it's located between mile markers 25 and 26 about 40 miles east of Kanab, Utah and 34 miles west of Page. This turnoff is 4 miles west of the Paria Ranger Station.

About 4.2 miles south of US 89 on House Rock Valley Road, you pass the Buckskin Trailhead on your left. Then, 3.7 miles further is the Wire Pass Trailhead with a large parking area and restrooms. The parking area is on the right (heading northbound), but the actual trailhead is on the left.

The trailhead is located in Utah, while the Wave itself is actually in Arizona.

Trailhead coordinates: 37 degrees 1.19'N / 112 degrees 1.48'W

A markerThe Wave, Arizona -
The Wave, Arizona 86036, USA
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Another Wave Rock Formation

Check out the amazing Wave in Australia.

Recommended Utah Hiking Guides

The Wave is actually located in Coconino County, Arizona, but is right near the Arizona/Utah border. And there's lots to see on foot in Utah. Here are two great guide books to help you decide where to go next and how to get there.

Utah's Incredible Backcountry Trails
Utah's Incredible Backcountry Trails

This is an illustrated, full-color hiking guide to Utah's backcountry trails, including 92 trail maps and hundreds of color photographs taken along the trails in Utah's 5 national parks, 15 wilderness areas, and other less well known and less protected areas.

 

Explore Utah Canyon Country

Recommended by the Glen Canyon Natural History Association, this book guides hikers to the most compelling destinations in southern Utah's spectacular canyon country.

Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country (Wow Series)
Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country (Wow Series)

Recommended by the Glen Canyon Natural History Association, this book guides hikers to the most compelling destinations in southern Utah's spectacular canyon country. This second book in the new full-color WOW series covers 90 trails that epitomize the "wonder of wilderness."

 

Another Awesome Site to See in Coyote Buttes

Let me show you around White Pocket.

Sueanne and I had a day to spend exploring before we could use our permit for The Wave, so we spontaneously decided to visit this incredible place she'd heard about from a friend. If there's anything that can possibly top The Wave, White Pocket might be it. And no permit necessary ... as long as you can get there.

What Do You Think of the Wave?—Have You Been There?

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      Amy Yvonne Thompson 3 years ago

      I live in Snow Canyon, and you want to make sure to take plenty of water, sunscreen, hat, and companion. You did something I keep thinking of doing, and it really is a spectacular sight, even prettier in person. If you are traveling to the area, check out some of the tourist guide attractions in the surrounding areas. Resorts, tour guides, food, entertainment, etc.

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      RainFern 3 years ago

      I haven't been to see The Wave, "yet". But I'd love to see it! It's not too far from me. Thanks for making such an informative Lens! I'll definitely have to revisit here a few times to absorb all of the information. Well done! This Lens is brilliant! Your pictures are absolutely wonderful!

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      tkdrules29 3 years ago

      pretty

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      fibonacci1123 3 years ago

      AWESOME lens. Beautiful. Bravo.

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      LoriBeninger 3 years ago

      Lovely lens.

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      Robert Connor 3 years ago from Michigan

      Awesome rock formations!

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      Linda Hoxie 3 years ago from Idaho

      Once again you have shared such beauty with us, love this lens and all your knowledge that goes into writing it. I would have had no idea that you had to have a permit to see it. This is just one of the few things we have yet to see in Utah/Arizona area. Thank you!

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      Giovanna Sanguinetti 3 years ago from London UK

      Beautiful place - i love to go there one day. I love you photos too.

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Amazing! I'd love to see it in person, but your photos are wonderful.

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      Stephen J Parkin 3 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

      No but it would be something to remember if I ever got there!

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      Robert Connor 3 years ago from Michigan

      Real nice but we would be worried about snakes & spiders. haha

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      lidialbuquerque 3 years ago

      Amazingly beautiful! I've never been there, but definitely want to visit soon!

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      Leah J. Hileman 3 years ago from East Berlin, PA, USA

      Came back to give a BOOST and to say that your lens will be featured on the USA Coast-To-Coast Travel blog on wordpress soon! Great lens. Beautiful pictures and loads of useful information for potential travelers.

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      blestman lm 3 years ago

      Awesome formation. I went to Arizona last October and ended up at the Grand Canyon. Would have liked to have taken in "the wave" too. It looks mystical. Thanks for the lens

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      TerriCarr 3 years ago

      I have been to Red Rock country but not to this particular place. It must be pretty awesome!

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      Julie Parks 3 years ago from Chula Vista, CA

      Awesome pictures. It amazing how nature creates such beauty, like The Grand Canyon. Thanks for making this lens. The lines and colors make them absolutely beautiful..

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      sethandressen 3 years ago

      Awesome photography. These places are simply amazing. The contours and the lines are simply magical.

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      jamer76 3 years ago

      Sorry, one more question. My family is very used to hiking/running with Vibram Fivefingers/barefoot/minimalist and we haven't worn "boots" in years. I know everything warns you to wear sturdy footwear, but I think we will be fine with our minimalist footwear. Am I being naïve? Thanks!

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      jamer76 3 years ago

      Hi! We got picked for the hike this year 2014 on May 20th. Any idea if a four-wheel drive is necessary? Some people have suggested a guide to the Buttes because the roads can become impassable. Thanks for any info!

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      Max Globe 3 years ago

      Wow, those lines are crazy! Such an amazing place, I would have made some stunning pictures thre)

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      Lynn Klobuchar 3 years ago from Minneapolis, Minnesota

      Truly awesome.

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      bikinjudy 3 years ago

      It is everything the pictures show. When hiking during the summer months do not think that water in a camelback is enough. Carry extra bottles of water. After I hiked there in summer of 2013....3 people died because of not having enough water and not being in good shape. The hike into The Wave is relatively easy but after spending 4-5 hours in the heat at The Wave....the return hike out is deceptive and I actually ran out of water. I had on a camelback and a huge bottle of water that was frozen when I began. I am very lucky that I made it out alive!! I thought it was awesome. This is something that was carved by nature. I have seen Machu Pichu and hiked up there along the

      Salcantay trail and yet, this trip to The Wave was much harder coming out and more memorable. You will love it if you can win the lottery to get in. JudyP-M

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      Andrew4M 4 years ago

      Awesome, the photos are thrilling.

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      josietook 4 years ago

      Fantastic, really love the photo under the heading "What Forces Created The Wave?"

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      Ean Brandon 4 years ago from United States

      I live just two hours from the wave and have never been there!

      DEFINITELY GOING THERE ASAP

      thanks,

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      David Edward Lynch 4 years ago from Port Elizabeth, South Africa

      Looks like an amazing place!

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      Ash2013 4 years ago

      Wow! Totally awe inspiring, thanks for showing us these beautiful pictures.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Beautiful!

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      ConvenientCalendar 4 years ago

      The pictures are amazing!

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      mariacarbonara 4 years ago

      Truly stunning. Like one of those must do trips!

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      ian-patrick-716 4 years ago

      looks amazing

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      Margot_C 4 years ago

      That's awesome! Would love to go someday. Thanks for sharing.

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      webscribbler 4 years ago

      Thank you so much for sharing your adventure. Based on the lottery system it seems that very few people get an up close view like yours. The hike puts it out of reach for me. Your wonderful lens is a great way for people like me to see such out of the way wonders that would otherwise be inaccessible to us.

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      RickyDawn1 4 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful!

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      agagata lm 4 years ago

      WOW! The place is stunning! Thank you very much for sharing it with us!

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      danniblaze 4 years ago

      Great lens, it looks absolutely beautiful there.

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      bethann21 4 years ago

      Been there and other red rock areas. It is truly amazing. Nice lens. Great information. Everyone should see it at least once in their lives!

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      chocochipchip 4 years ago

      What an adventure!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Never been but your beautiful lens had made me seriously want to.

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      ajayonline 4 years ago

      one of the best places to be in.

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      Rowan Chisholm 4 years ago from Washington state

      I'd love to see this in person. I had seen pictures of this before, but had had no idea where it was or what sort of terrain it was in. This lens really shows what it's like to go there. Thanks for sharing the hike as well as the destination.

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      Loretta Livingstone 4 years ago from Chilterns, UK.

      Wow! What glorious colours. God is the top artist! Nature is amazingly beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Awesome photos.

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      Loretta Livingstone 4 years ago from Chilterns, UK.

      Wow! What glorious colours. God is the top artist! Nature is amazingly beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Awesome photos.

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      Laurabpeterson 4 years ago

      Stunning! I love your photos. What a fantastic guide to getting to the Wave! I love you lens and I will be adding it to my lens here: http://squidoo.com/mountain-pictures-i-love.

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      alina nicoleta92 4 years ago

      It seems like a really great place and the pictures are marvelous:)

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      BabysownRoom LM 4 years ago

      After viewing all your pictures I want to hike it again! :) Thanks for sharing and reminding me what a wonderful world we live in.

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      seosmm 4 years ago

      What an amazing place. Would be a great place for beautiful photos.

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      Michelllle 4 years ago

      Wow. Beautiful lens. I wanna go.

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      Meyani 4 years ago

      amazing place.

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      mischiefmydear 4 years ago

      It's absolutely beautiful! Looks well worth the work required to get a permit... and definitely will be going on my "to visit" list!

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      davidtrust 4 years ago

      That looks cool! Gotta add that to my ever expanding list of places to see!

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      ArleneKroeker 4 years ago

      Captivating photos. Thanks for showing this part of the country.

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      reells 4 years ago

      Beautiful pics! I would love to see it.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      What an awe-inspiring lens. As an avid "ex traveller" but now an armchair traveller I think you've managed to get the travel bug stirring again. I am a newbie here so am absolutely loving looking around and discovering all about Squidoo.

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      VladJohn888 4 years ago

      Amazing. good job!

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      MusicMadness LM 4 years ago

      Pretty spectacular stuff mate. I'll have to add this place to my bucket list destinations.

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      Vera-S 4 years ago

      Beautiful breathtaking pictures. Great lens.

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      petertraoassi2 4 years ago

      Surreal! It looks like Tatooine.

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      Ana Dilber 4 years ago

      Great lens, I really love the topic. Hiking is one of my favorite hobbies, hope I will have opportunity to try this.

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      pericaluic 4 years ago

      Very nice

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      Ben Reed 4 years ago from Redcar

      An interesting lense - thank you for sharing.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Your lens is so informative ⦠keep up the good work!!!!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      You may have just added this to my bucket list. Thanks for sharing this

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      hovirag 4 years ago

      It is indeed breath taking! I really hope I can visit it one day!

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      tobydavis 4 years ago

      Fantastic photographs! Such an amazing piece of nature - breathtaking!

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      myoyster1957 4 years ago

      Must have been a great hike, nice lens with really good photos.

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      DvdMovieGirl 4 years ago

      I had never heard of the Wave. But one day be sure I will come and hike that trail and try to take photographs as brilliant as yours! I learn so much on Squidoo!

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      JeffGilbert 4 years ago

      There's so much great geology in Utah. Like Bryce Canyon, this is one of the wonders of the world.. :)

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      jackprost 4 years ago

      great lens, i like hiking

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      Laurel Johnson 4 years ago from Washington KS

      Breathtaking photos. Loved this lens!!

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      poldepc lm 4 years ago

      great information; thanks for sharing...

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      goldenrulecomics 4 years ago

      Beautiful photos!

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      top-notch-shop 4 years ago

      Looks a great place to visit

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      webmavern 4 years ago

      Wow it's amazing! What a beautiful place to visit.

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      Fcuk Hub 4 years ago

      I don't know what to say. Just beautiful :)

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      MarionElodie 4 years ago

      I think it's amazing! Hopefully I'll be able to make it there one day.

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      traveldestinations 4 years ago

      Blessed! Congratulations on your lens. The photos alone are amazing.

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      SquidooMBA 4 years ago

      Looks beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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      LeslieMirror 4 years ago

      I can't but stop adoring what amazing gifts our nature can provide us with. Such beautiful places make us feel being in a fairy-tail!

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      rattie lm 4 years ago

      In the true sense of the word, that is absolutely awesome. I can't wait to do this! Congratulations on a well-earned purple star.

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      Allison Whitehead 4 years ago

      Amazing lens and well worth blessing :)

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      PiccadillyPunkin 4 years ago

      Absolutely AMAZING! I loved your lens...the beautiful images, the great info about The Wave...it's now on my bucket list. Awesome!

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      MichaelDubrovnik 4 years ago

      It looks amazing!

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      nicksanders lm 4 years ago

      I love these photos - they're really different. I suppose it's quite surreal walking around on the wave. Looks like it might be worth trying when I'm over in that part of the US though; I'm kinda drawn to strange things.

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      Christine and Peter Broster 4 years ago from Tywyn Wales UK

      I would love to see these. Lovely photos

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      willoconner 4 years ago

      Lovely Clicks!

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      DebW07 4 years ago

      Beautiful photos!

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      Faye Rutledge 4 years ago from Concord VA

      Beautiful photos! :)

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      Sherry B19 4 years ago

      Beautiful pictures! It looks like it is an amazing place to visit. I really enjoyed reading your lens and found it very informative...I never knew about this place before reading your lens. Thank you for sharing this!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Oh my god, such beautiful pictures! I am sure that this was an amazing experience for you! One I wish I could go on one day!

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      Ayngel Overson 4 years ago from Crestone, Co

      Always a pleasure to read your work, but the images on this one were truly stunning! Well done, and well worth a front page spot.

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      crbphotography 4 years ago

      Unbelievable photographs. I have got to go to the Wave and Coyote Buttes. On my bucket list.

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      air ambulance s 4 years ago

      Your pictures look amazing! I enjoyed your lens so much. Thanks for sharing this.

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      worldwidesouven 4 years ago

      I like this area so much! You were lucky to get this permit. Thank you for detalied explanation and links about how to get it!

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      beaworkathomemom 4 years ago

      WOW! Such a beautiful place. The pictures are stunning, but I'm sure in person it's even more spectacular.

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      beaworkathomemom 4 years ago

      Beautiful pictures! I'm sure seeing the Wave in person is even more stunning!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Some nice photography on the Wave. Wow. Good job.

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      PinkstonePictures 4 years ago from Miami Beach, FL

      Such an amazing place.

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      Fantastic Voyages 4 years ago from Texas

      I had never heard of the Wave, but I'm ready to visit. Gorgeous photos! Can't wait to see it in person!

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      lesliesinclair 4 years ago

      These are outstanding photographs of the Wave and Coyote Buttes area. Congratulations.