Kodachrome Basin


Sixty-seven monolithic stone spires called sedimentary pipes accentuate multi-hued sandstone layers revealing 180 million years of geologic time.  The color and beauty found here prompted a 1948 National Geographic Society expedition to name the area Kodachrome after the popular color film. 

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We camped in the valley area below the towering ridge. There were many incredible hikes in the area that took you to high vantage points.

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