14/09-14/10/2013 - photos

Participants: Tom Brennan, Rachel Grindlay

White Canyon

... red sky at morning, shepherd's warning

Jacobs Chair at dawn

White Canyon at dawn

The Black Hole of White Canyon

Rachel setting off across the tops

Rachel early on in the canyon as the walls close in

Rubbly section

We suit up and start to wade

Trying to work out how to get down the first drop

Brrr! One of the first swims in the canyon

Rachel swimming in the middle section of the canyon, the Black Hole

Preparing for another swim

Canyon formation

An interesting section of twisting narrows

In the canyon

Another cold swim

Water levels obviously get a bit higher

Tom and Rachel

After much swimming in the middle section, the lower section is mostly dry with the occasional pool


In another corridor

Beautiful sculpted walls...

...and floor

The swimming's not quite over yet!

Getting near the end

The climb out of White Canyon

Mule Point

Monument Valley and the San Juan River

San Juan River from Mule Point

Goosenecks State Park

I went a bit camera-crazy at Goosenecks State Park - the layers of rock and the curves and patterns were so funky!



Banded rocks

Banded rocks


Rachel at Goosenecks

Seeing double?!

More symmetry