hitching to the start of our first canyon: "Subway"
slickrock. the approaches are downhill. weird.
the cold Subway. I didn't take photos of the mandatory swims. We shivered.
"Peakaboo". Look at those gorgeous 'natural' holds!
the tightest it got was slightly narrower than the thickness of my chest
monkey business in "Spooky"
the magnificent Coyote Gulch
Vance went on several missions to locate Anasazi artifacts. Some led into difficult terrain
Neon... a technical canyon. Lots of these sorts of downclimbs
with Peter who we met by a notice he posted, looking for fellow canyoneers
Peter having escaped the crux "keeper pothole"
Me in the bottom of the "keeper pothole". 12 feet deep... requiring a shoulder stand and military press.
Vance hauling out the keeper
Anasazi-chipped "moki steps". A 1000-year-old rock climb. Shallow and sloping.
varying levels of elegance
another keeper, this one only 6 feet deep on the other side
the final, superbly beautiful rap