Pronouncing “Escalante”: Chances Are, You’re Saying it Wrong

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Pronouncing “Escalante”: Chances Are, You’re Saying it Wrong

eastern entrance into escalante grand staircase national monument

Pronouncing “Escalante”: Chances Are, You’re Saying it Wrong

  The town Escalante probably has a dozen different pronunciations, and there is no agreement on what is correct. Sometimes, people clash over the "true" pronunciation. Some get fired up and even offended. I've quite nearly been yelled at over my pronunciation. But, however you pronounce it, chances are, you’re still saying it “wrong.” So, lets solve it…
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Hiking Devil’s Garden

Hiking Devil’s Garden

Devil’s Garden in Escalante  is a unique desert playground of hoodoos and arches (not to be confused with the other Devil’s Garden in Arches National Park, Moab). Carved by wind and water over the centuries, the formations stand out in a stark landscape of sand and heat. Devil’s garden is like a miniature Goblin Valley,…
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