Fallen Boulders from the Canyon Wall

Trail Thoughts and Musings

As the trail draws closer to the canyon headwall, the granite terrain starts to dominate the landscape. The forest begins to thin in deference to the poorer soils now available. Huge rocks of granite lie strewn across the valley floor. They are a constant reminder of how powerful are the forces of erosion.

Werner Hager at cyberguide@cyberhikes.com
Last updated June 1, 1998.
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