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.
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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.
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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.
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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.