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2000 Grand Gulch
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Grand Gulch, Utah
April 2000

Day 1: Bullet Canyon to Grand Gulch Confluence
     Perfect Kiva
     Jailhouse Ruin

Day 2: Grand Gulch - Confluence to Step Canyon
     Green House Ruin
     Two Story House
     Quail Panel

Day 3: Grand Gulch: Step Canyon to Polly's Canyon
     Long House
     Big Man Panel
     Polly's Island

Day 4 - Pollys Canyon to Bannister Ruin
     Grand Hotel
     Big Pouroff
     Banister Ruin

Day 5: Bannister Ruin to Collins Spring
     Grand Gulch Narrows
     Collins Canyon

Roger & Shelby at Ruin in Bullet Canyon

Troop 24 "The High Adventure Troop" Backpacking Trip
-Cascade Bill Mooseker


Date(s): April 10, 2000. Album by Cascade Bill. Photos by Bill,Andrew,Peck,Austin,Shelby. 1 - 192 of 192 Total. 877 Visits.
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Packing up for first day on trail - Bullet Canyon TH

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This packs way to heavy - Fred after a cold night at Trailhead

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Kick Ass Trekkers  on Trail - upper Bullet Canyon

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Andrew, Fred Shelby and Roger

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Andrew - Upper Bullet Canyon

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Bill in canyon.

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Did you get that shot?

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Roger, Bill P, & Shelby- about to descend chutes

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Worst part of Chutes in Bullet Canyon

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Roger takes a spill

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Andrew follows Fred out of chutes

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We come out on wide ledge but have to climb down somewhere

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Red rock walls in Bullet make a good backdrop

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Further down Bullet, the canyon opens up a little

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Austin in Springer shirt

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Now down in the main canyon - following the trail - AM

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Suddenly the canyon widens in a beautiful grassy rock rimmed valley

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Bullet Canyon - Opens Up after narrow up canyon descent

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Bill P & Andrew

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Whose GPS is right?

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Good example of micro-biotic soil.  Getting close to Perfect Kiva

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Rounding a bend, there is the Perfect Kiva alcove us

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Climbing up to Perfect Kiva

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Ruins appear ahead

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Kiva in foreground, rectangular dwelling in back

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Shelby photographing kiva

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Roger & Andrew on kiva roof, Austin climbing down ladder.

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Handprint pictographs at Perfect Kiva

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"Museum Rock" showing pottery shards, corn cobs, flint/chert.

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Looking west

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Fred, Bill P, and Austin surveying canyon below.

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Note grooves in rock from grinding corn.

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Austin coming down ladder into kiva.

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Fred at east end of P. K. alcove.

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A short distance down canyon from P.K. is Jailhouse ruin which is noted for 3 ghostly "moons" above it - WM

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Note ghostly "moon" pictographs over Jailhouse ruin.

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Jailhouse is a 2 level ruin.  The lower is readilly accessible but the upper is another story (litterally) - WM

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More Jailhouse.

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You can see inaccessable 2nd story entrance below "moon" at left - they must have had a log ladder that they pulled up after them each night

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Bill's finally getting there - It's not easy getting up to ruin.

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Inside view of Jailhouse's first level

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Shelby - Inside Jailhouse

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Fred - Inside Jailhouse

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Austin - granary in Jailhouse ruin.

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Pictograph in Jailhouse

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Andrew - same spot another view.

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Why this ruin is called Jailhouse (note bars on 'window'

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Looking down canyon from Jailhouse alcove
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Looking down canyon from under alcove - Fred & Roger.

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Shelby - trying to squeeze along ledge.

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Heading to a small ruin down canyon from Jailhouse

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Almost up to small ruin.

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Two room ruin - may be storage granaries.

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Roger & Shelby at ruin.

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Day 2 - making our way down GG below the confluence.

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Down canyon a short ways from the confluence of Bullet Canyon with the main gulch.  There is a small ruin in the alcove at center but it is and was almost impossible to see as it blended in so well - WM

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On top of one of the benches - We were continually going up an down these -Andrew, Shelby, Fred, and Bill M - BP

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Andrew and Austin on way up Green House Canyon - WM

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Defensive Gate/Door to Green House - you can see that the ledge disappears and becomes a sloping section that culminates in a 100-150' drop - WM

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Shelby, Austin, Andrew, & Roger - In alcove at Green House Ruin.  It was very tempting - the door just a few feet away.

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Sillhouette of Andrew in the alcove of Green House Ruin.

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View of G.H. ruin from across the canyon.  You can see the bench that you climb up to gain the alcove at center right (with the two trees on it).

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The guys & the "Totem Pole"

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Lunch in an alcove between GH canyon and Step Canyon.

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Andrew & his MRE lunch

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Defensive entrance wall to 2 Story House at right

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View of guys at Two Story House ruin.

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Ceiling/underside of 2nd story.  Note smoke stained wood

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View into 2nd story .

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Andrew at Entrance to 2 S.H.

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Bill at defensive wall.  You couldn't go around this wall it extended right to the edge of the cliff.

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Note quality of masonry work in wall

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Shelby, Roger, Austin, Andrew, and Fred

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"Snake" hand prints at 2 S.H.

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I wouldn't want to mess with this dude.

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Pictographs at 2nd story house.  Note figures to right.

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Note relative hand size. Duck? quail ? above.

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Andrew up canyon on ledge of 2 Story House Alcove.  You can see Step Canyon mouth into Grand Gulch  at center background

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View of Quail Panel - Step Canyon.

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More Quail Panel.  Quail Pictograph is at center right.

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Note use of color- Striking crouching figure and yellow figures with strange headresses

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Shaman Mask in Quail Panel alcove.

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More Quail Panel figures.

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Roger, Austin, and Bill P. - down main canyon from mouth of Step.

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Brush and wash ponds are obstacles below Step Canyon mouth.

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Grand Gulch is dry below Step Canyon

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Leaves are already out this far down canyon

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Canyon above Long House Ruin

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Andrew & Bill in wash near Long House Ruin

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Fred, Austin, Shelby, and Roger

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Andrew  in wash

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Long House Ruin

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View up Grand Gulch from Long House

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View Down (around bend) Gulch at Long House

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Andrew arriving at Long House.

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Bill arriving at Long House

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Shelby at Long House

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Andrew taking photos at Long House

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Cactus replaces maize in front of Long House

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Guys at Long house - pictographs along wall

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Pictograph detail - note ducks(?)

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Pictographs at Long House

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More Pictographs at Long House

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Pictograph detail at Long House - strange series of vertical slashes above and white dots below with "duck?".

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Pictograph detail - Long House: hand with snake?

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Millstone museum rock - Long House

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Shelby at Long House

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Big Man Pictograph Panel.

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Bill P. at Big Man

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Andrew, Austin, Roger, & Shelby

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Fred & Shelby

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Big Man - Details

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Big Man - Details

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View up Grand Gulch from Big Man alcove

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Grand Gulch at mouth of Polly's canyon

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Andrew & Shelby cooling off

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Austin filtering water - view up mouth of Polly's canyon.  Camp is in cottonwoods at left center.

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Shelby - looking up Grand Gulch at mouth of Polly's Canyon

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Hidden ruin behing rocks - around Polly's Island

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Close up of ruin

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Andrew & Polly's Island

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Bill - canyon at Polly's Island

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Camp at mouth of Polly's Canyon

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Shelby, Austin, & Roger at Polly's Island camp

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Washing up & filtering water - Polly's canyon camp

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Bill & Fred

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Leaving Polly's Canyon camp

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View of Grand Hotel ruin site from wash.

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Austin.  Grand Hotel ruins.

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Austin and Bill at Grand Hotel ruin

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Inspecting ruins

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Andrew at ruin entrance -note difference in masonry from upper canyon ruins.

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View of Grand Gulch from Grand Hotel site

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Ruins at Grand hotel site.

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Bill P. - unusual masonry in ruin.

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Detail of "plastered" masonry

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View of destroyed roof of kiva at Grand Hotel

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Upcanyon view of ruins at Grand Hotel- kiva in foreground.

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Roger inspects ruins

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Shelby & Fred

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Andrew, Austin, Shelby & Roger

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Storage ruin on lower alcove

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Storage ruin - you could still see handprints in the mud plastering the masonry of this ruin.

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view up gulch from Grand Hotel ruin alcove.

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View of Bill at Grand Hotel Ruin

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Taking a break - wash opposite Grand Hotel ruin

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High ruins along Grand Gulch

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Inaccessible ruins

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Bill - view of ruins in high alcoves near canyon rim.

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Close up of high ruins

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Big Pour-off

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Guys descending to base of "Big Pour-off"

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Taking a break in wash below Big Pour-off

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Lunch break

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Andrew - beware this section in a flash flood (just below Big Pour-off.

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Bushwhacking thru brush below Big Pour-off.

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Austin taking advantage of cool breeze in shade next to canyon wall.

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Although canyon was open, routefinding, brush, and vague tread was typical below the Big Pouroff.

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We find a nice camp in the cottonwoods at Bannister Spring

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The afternoon sun filters through the shade of the large cottonwoods at Bannister Spring.

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Austin fixing dinner - Bannister Spring camp.

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Scorpion caught by Shelby.

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Bannister ruin

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Bannister Ruin - you can see the horizontal logs that give the ruin its name.

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Bannister Ruin - one thing that struck me about this ruin was a bunch of poles to one side of the ruin that were just left as they were when the site was occupied.

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View of Bannister Ruin (lower right) at dusk

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There was a well preserved KIva at the base of the alcove underneath the Bannister ruin.

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Bill Peckinpaugh

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Fred, Andrew and Shelby below Bannister Ruin

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You can't get there from here - a defensive wall blocks the way along this ledge

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View of alcove and Bannister Ruin.

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Bill Peckinpaugh and top fo B.R. kiva.

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surveying alcove under B.R.

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Bill & Austin

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Guys in camp -Austin, Shelby, Roger, and Andrew filtering water for the hike out the next day.

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Castlelike Tower looms above wash

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Andrew on shortcut trail at bend in canyon wash. Sunrise hasn't made it here yet.

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Cascade Bill - The wash now goes around the pinnacle at the center but the trail follows the old wash to its right.

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A short distance down the main canyon from the Collins Spring trail is the "Narrows". This photo is on the upstream side.

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The "Narrows" - Fred, Shelby, & Bill.

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View of height of Narrows.

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The "Narrows"

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Looking down canyon from the "Narrows"

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Bill climbing up Collins Canyon - You can see Grand Gulch beyond.

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Andrew climbing up Collins Canyon - there were large pools in the wash below that were very inviting.

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Fred is almost there - Looking down Collins Canyon from Cedar Mesa top.

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Fred: "I made it"

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Austin at Hites Landing viewpoint

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Moby Dick somewhere in Utah.

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Almost home - somewhere in eastern Washington.

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