Lake Powell Trash Tracker May 2012

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Doug climbed out to explore this one on Twilight.
Doug climbed out to explore this one on Twilight.
And holes in unlikely places.
And holes in unlikely places.
Here we are at the end of Indian Creek. Notice the rope and steps up the  face of the waterfall?
Here we are at the end of Indian Creek. Notice the rope and steps up the face of the waterfall?
 Bruce said last time he was here, the water was up to the top of that waterfall. One just stepped out of the boat and walked on. The lake changes as the water level changes. Things become underwater while others open up to access.
Bruce said last time he was here, the water was up to the top of that waterfall. One just stepped out of the boat and walked on. The lake changes as the water level changes. Things become underwater while others open up to access.
Doug went up the rope but didn't get far. The next waterfall was slick and difficult.
Doug went up the rope but didn't get far. The next waterfall was slick and difficult.
More pretties as we go.
More pretties as we go.
Bruce took us up Anasazi Canyon and then we waded in very cold water……..but it was worth it!
Bruce took us up Anasazi Canyon and then we waded in very cold water……..but it was worth it!
The find of the week…….up Anasazi Canyon. Still not sure what is was.
The find of the week…….up Anasazi Canyon. Still not sure what is was.
But with ropes we managed to pull it
But with ropes we managed to pull it
and lower it
and lower it
slowly
slowly
onto the Eliminator.  Never did learn what it was.
onto the Eliminator. Never did learn what it was.
Here is another unusual find. Some kayakers told us of this. We tried it out later and it still works.
Here is another unusual find. Some kayakers told us of this. We tried it out later and it still works.
What is this? Still dunno but we dug it out.
What is this? Still dunno but we dug it out.
The Eliminator was filling up.
The Eliminator was filling up.
We were out for a week so we needed to make a dump stop to pump out…….
We were out for a week so we needed to make a dump stop to pump out…….
by hand.
by hand.
Ah but Bruce
Ah but Bruce
played Tom Sawyer and shared. Dick took his turn.
played Tom Sawyer and shared. Dick took his turn.
Doug too. I was busy taking pics!
Doug too. I was busy taking pics!
This is as far as we can go….Twilight Canyon.
This is as far as we can go….Twilight Canyon.
But now we have to back out….slowly.
But now we have to back out….slowly.
Oak Canyon
Oak Canyon
The water so still, especially when we are tucked back into corners like this one off Oak Canyon.
The water so still, especially when we are tucked back into corners like this one off Oak Canyon.
The light. The shapes. The little bits of color. All still intrigue me.
The light. The shapes. The little bits of color. All still intrigue me.




And then it was time to go……pull up the kayak
And then it was time to go……pull up the kayak
and head home.
and head home.
Looking south from Padre Bay……Navajo Mt in the background.
Looking south from Padre Bay……Navajo Mt in the background.