Album: DV: Forge Canyon


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
3/21/2009
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Group getting ready 
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Start time: 7:24am. 
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Gold Valley 
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Lots of pretty flowers 
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Indian Paintbrush 
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At the saddle above the canyon. 9:00am. Approach hike from where we parked took a little over 90 mins (1 hr 45 min for the rest of the group). 
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Summit register on Smith Mountain 
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Matthew on Smith Mountain 
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Regrouping back at the saddle 
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Drop-in just below the saddle 
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Downclimb 
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Huge mass of conglomerate hanging from the canyon wall 
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Long downclimb. Here we start to see some polished rock. 
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What's that on your ear? 
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Globe Mallow 
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Globe Mallow 
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First rappel -- nearly 200 feet 
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Looking back at the first rappel 
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Tina is always eating something 
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Ropes stuck on the 3-stage 190 foot rappel 
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Dead bighorn 
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Canyon mouth 
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Tina 
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Taking a short break at the canyon's mouth 
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Flowering rock nettle 
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Rock nettle in bloom -- pretty but don't touch! 
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Done. 5:39pm. Total time: 10 hrs 15 mins. Max rap: 190 feet. Total raps: 12-15. 
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