14/09-14/10/2013 - photos

Participants: Tom Brennan, Rachel Grindlay

Pine Creek Canyon

Rachel waterproofing her pack at the start of the canyon

Rachel on the first abseil

The Great Cathedral abseil

One of a number of swims

Wading in Pine Creek

Canyon formation

More beautiful canyon

The lower section had a number of lovely chambers - this is one of them

Rachel wading

Canyon formation

Deeper in the canyon

Canyon formation



...and more chambers!

The canyon starts to open up a little

Looking down the gorge to the final abseil, the cutting of the Zion-Mt Carmel tunnel clearly visible in the cliff wall high above the canyon. The roar of traffic was audible throughout much of the canyon as there were multiple cuttings.

Rachel on the fourth abseil

Rachel on the final abseil

The last little awkward downclimb to the springs

Canyon Tree Frog

One final swim before the end