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.
There is something not quite right with Linda's backpack!
Many rivers to cross.
Debra enjoying the choice campsite at the narrows.
Brooksby and Hans.
The Great Pumpkin, illuminated by a Luci Lite.
Tiki god made from a pair of tea lights and a Luci light.
Hanging out around the campfire.
Amazing spiral formed by layers of slate.
Linda Ann, with a feather in her cap.
Giant cottonwood near Los Alisos.
From the ridge looking upstream to the P-Bar from the ruins of one of several old homesteads along the creek.
Dennis heading home with the Great Pumpkin on his back.