*Lake Powell Trash Trackers--2009

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There it is....our home for 5 days. We will be out picking up trash along the lake. Hmmmm.....
There it is....our home for 5 days. We will be out picking up trash along the lake. Hmmmm.....
and we are off....This is the first view we see....right across from the marina.
and we are off....This is the first view we see....right across from the marina.
and way off to the west.
and way off to the west.
We are heading up river pulling our garbage barge behind us, out across Bullfrog Bay.
We are heading up river pulling our garbage barge behind us, out across Bullfrog Bay.
Now we turn into Moqui Canyon....the walls look like they were wet clay cut with a wire. Sharp corners and smooth walls.
Now we turn into Moqui Canyon....the walls look like they were wet clay cut with a wire. Sharp corners and smooth walls.
Then the canyon becomes a series of turns....
Then the canyon becomes a series of turns....
lots of turns.
lots of turns.
First one way and then the other.
First one way and then the other.
Looking down a side canyon.
Looking down a side canyon.
Here will be home, a sandy beach down in Moqui Canyon.
Here will be home, a sandy beach down in Moqui Canyon.
Once anchored, we are off.......trash tracking! Here Rick, fellow Trash Tracker, picks up a propeller....glad it isn't ours.
Once anchored, we are off.......trash tracking! Here Rick, fellow Trash Tracker, picks up a propeller....glad it isn't ours.
And Dick scoops up a passing plastic bag from the barge.
And Dick scoops up a passing plastic bag from the barge.
Sometimes we had to climb and reach...this was a broken kite.
Sometimes we had to climb and reach...this was a broken kite.
Climbing over those rocks was tricky work.
Climbing over those rocks was tricky work.
We found lots of old grungy towels.
We found lots of old grungy towels.
Hey! wanna go fishing? Found a pole.
Hey! wanna go fishing? Found a pole.
Here Butch found a good anchor. Wonder what the owner did the rest of the trip to stay put?
Here Butch found a good anchor. Wonder what the owner did the rest of the trip to stay put?
While we are out, grab some firewood! Just the little ones......not.
While we are out, grab some firewood! Just the little ones......not.
The views are awesome.....all of them!
The views are awesome.....all of them!
And it was interesting what i missed until i saw the picture....like get that left cliff. Weird.
And it was interesting what i missed until i saw the picture....like get that left cliff. Weird.
Now how did that circle get formed on the ceiling?
Now how did that circle get formed on the ceiling?
Lots of little caves along the walls.
Lots of little caves along the walls.
We didn't fit very far into this one. No trash. Good thing.
We didn't fit very far into this one. No trash. Good thing.
Dick looking for trash along the shoreline.....a minute of rest.
Dick looking for trash along the shoreline.....a minute of rest.
Canyons,
Canyons,
canyons,
canyons,
and more canyons.
and more canyons.
I didn't realize or think about there being dead trees up the canyons.
I didn't realize or think about there being dead trees up the canyons.
The dead
The dead
trees
trees