Leki's Checker X Ski Pole is just the ticket when you're getting rowdy in the park. The eye-catching aluminum shaft will catch eyes without taking attention away from your double corks, and the soft rubber grip will keep your poles securely in hand when you're tweaking out your grabs. Powder baskets let you venture off the trail without sinking all the way in, and the steel tips dig into hardpack when you're pole whacking like a maniac.
Arches National Park is known for its' remarkable natural red sandstone arches. With over 2,000 catalogued arches that range in size from a three-foot opening, to Landscape Arch which measures 306 feet from base to base, the park offers the largest concentration of natural arches in the world.
Most commonly found in the tundra of Rocky Mountain National Park, the pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.