New photos of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie obtained by The Post show the young couple traipsing through Utah’s Arches National Park just weeks before Petito disappeared during their ill-fated cross-country trip.
The photos show the pair at the park’s “Delicate Arch” landmark on Aug. 10, just two days before they were pulled over by Moab, Utah, police outside the park after reports of a domestic incident involving the two.
“They stood out because they had the ‘van life’ look to them and I remember feeling envious because they seemed like enthusiasts,” the photographer wrote.
“In the first photo you see my wife and I at the top walking along the ridge with Brian and Gabby down below,” he said. “He’s wearing the woven hat.”
He said Laundrie provided them with tips on how to navigate the steep slope and later “exchanged a friendly nod” as their two vehicles passed each other.
The photos are among the last pics of the couple together before Petito disappeared later that month.
It is unknown when the photo in the Aug. 19 post was taken — Laundrie’s lawyer said Brian flew back home to Florida alone on Aug. 17 and did not reunite with Petito until Aug. 23 in Salt Lake City.
Petito was last seen alive in a Wyoming restaurant on Aug. 27, and her body was found at a Wyoming campground on Sept. 19.
Laundrie returned home alone on Sept. 1 and went missing on Sept. 13.
On Wednesday, the FBI said human remains were found next to Laundrie’s backpack and notebook at the Carlton Reserve near his parents’ home.
They have not been positively identified.