Second Annual Halloween/Birthday Bash in a Wet Canyon in Eastern Arizona

October 30-November 1, 2015

hardy group
Despite a rainy forecast, a hardy crew turned out to celebrate Halloween and an important birthday with a three-day backpacking trip to a wet canyon in eastern Arizona. Left to right: Tony, Linda, Hans, Debra, Brooksby, Dennis and me.
Linda's Pack
There is something not quite right with Linda's backpack!
Heading out
Heading out.
Many rivers to cross.
Many rivers to cross.
The choice campsite
Debra enjoying the choice campsite at the narrows.
Brooksby and Hans
Brooksby and Hans.

The Great Pumpkin
The Great Pumpkin, illuminated by a Luci Lite.
Tiki god made from tea lights
Tiki god made from a pair of tea lights and a Luci light.
Around the campfire
Hanging out around the campfire.
Slate spiral
Amazing spiral formed by layers of slate.
Feather in her cap
Linda Ann, with a feather in her cap.
Giant cottonwood
Giant cottonwood near Los Alisos.
Looking down at P-Bar
From the ridge looking upstream to the P-Bar from the ruins of one of several old homesteads along the creek.
Heading home with the Great Pumpkin
Dennis heading home with the Great Pumpkin on his back.