January 16th, 2013 - 03:27 PM
This image is of a landform feature known as The Wave. It is located west of Page Arizona. It is an iconic location that has many vistitors from all over the world. The good news is that the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) has very strict quotas as to how many people can visit this site on a given day. Permits are issued to only 10 people online and 10 people who line-up to attempt to get a permit each day. This is great for the land and I commend them for having this system.
The site itself requires some effort to hike to. It is not a strenuous hike but some route finding is necessary. Both times that I have been fortunate enough to hike into The Wave I have found myself searching for the way back to the trailhead at the end of the day.
This area is well worth all the effort it takes but some planning and patience is key.