Poison Spring Canyon (1998)

hatchcanyon

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I was asked about pictures from Poison Spring Canyon.

There are old slides from 1998 and around 2000 and digital images from 2013. The last ones are still undeveloped .

Here are the old scanned images with only littel comments.

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Poison Spring Canyon - at the beginning near UT 95 inexprssively
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A sand dune in background
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Sediments shifted by wind
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The grey cobbles are from the Henry Mountains
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Cobbles and Navajo sandstone walls
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A lot of green - water is not far away
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A first spring - no trouble at this point
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One of the larger springs - this one was running every time we visited the canyon
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Oasis - we have seen frogs and ducks too. But not all the time.
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Sometimes there are pools of standing water. Be careful - mud!
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This was my failure!
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PoisonSpringA12.jpg

Dirty work
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A bad stretch farther down.

After a while the canyon dries up. At the latest it is dry a mile(?) west of the Black Jump and down to the River.

PoisonSpring17.jpg

Black Jump
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Approaching Dirty Devil River
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Appreciating shadow at 108° F

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Dirty Devil River Ford
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More water
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This one didn't make it.

As soon as I have newer pictures I will show them.
 
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