Guess the spot: Utah Edition

XID_AZ

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Looks like the Henrys, maybe just west of Wildcat Mesa? Or perhaps Tarantula Mesa?
It is the Henry's, but the photo was not taken from the area of Wildcat or Tarantula Mesa's.
Edit: OK, technically it's in the "area" of Tarantula Mesa, but Tarantula is not visible in the photo. If 5 - 7 miles away is in the area, then it is. Looking for something closer to the spot it was taken.
 
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The original photo was taken using a telephoto lens, which may have thrown your guessing off.
Here's a wide angle version from the same location.
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Udink narrowing it down and the wide angle view is helpful. Nothing certain from me so I will yield for the time being
 

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Let's strike up some more conversation about this location, so you can twist it out of me because I've had to burry the clue in a surprise location, which is not at headquarters. Looking from north to south, you might find it in the middle.
 

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Yes, because the other direction is even more photogenic.

(I have no idea where this is, just wanted to add to the crypticity.)
 

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You are in Capitol Reef somewhere near Muley Twist looking at Strike Valley and not at Headquarters Canyon. So you are at Surprise Canyon. Based on your clues.
 

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You are in Capitol Reef somewhere near Muley Twist looking at Strike Valley and not at Headquarters Canyon. So you are at Surprise Canyon. Based on your clues.
Not quite, but close. Head North a few miles.

I think I may have confused everyone with my cryptic "riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma" comment.

The original pictures were taken seated in my truck, so that should help narrow the location down with all of the other close guesses.
And if not here was my view a few miles back.
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Apologies that this one dragged out so long. I really thought that with the Henry's so dominant, it would have been a fairly easy one to find.

Gotta get someone to find the answer as I'm heading back up to Southern Utah with the family on Sunday.
 

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Oh duh! I should have got that. I don't have any pictures to post so someone else can jump in.
 
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