August 29, 2009 Hanging Valley

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Jim Carlson, Rose Harmon, and Kurt Burnham.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Walking down to the overlook into Trout Creek. Left to right, Dawn Martin, Jessica Roberts, Kurt Burnham, Jim Carlson and Rose Harmon.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Looking down into Trout Creek from the outlook point.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Looking up from the outlook point.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Jim Carlson, Jessica Roberts, Dawn Martin and Kurt Burnham in the background, standing in the outlook.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Rose Harmon on the outlook trail.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Kurt Burnham coming through the archway.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Cheryl Bryant and Jim Carlson coming through the archway.

Hanging Garden Trail ride

A view going out. The road to the campground is below.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Stopping for a group shot on the way out.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Trying to get Kurt Burnham and Magnum out from behind the trees.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Almost a Kurt but not quite.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Some interesting fauna.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Weird mushrooms. Tried to get Dale Gardner to try these and let us know how they were but he declined.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Stopped for lunch. Judy and Dale Gardner, Kurt Burnham's head and Rose off in the bushes.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Kurt Burnham and Jim. Rose is still in the bushes.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Judy and Dale Gardner. Rose is out of the bushes but still looking back at them.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Jim and Eldon setting out on the trail to the cliff edge.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Eldon on the trail down. Looks so easy from here.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Looking up at some of the cliffs.

Hanging Garden trail ride

The trail is getting a bit steeper.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Eldon Wilson at lunch.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

The trail down to the overlook, left to right, Jessica Roberts, Kurt Burnham, Jim Carlson, Rose Harmon and Cheryl Bryant.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Another angle from the outlook point.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Looking down again from the outlook point.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Cheryl Bryant on the trail to the outlook point. This was as far as she went.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Dawn Martin and daughter, Jessica Roberts on the outlook trail.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Kurt stooping over to go through the archway.

Hanging Valley Trail Riders

Cheryl Bryant and Jim Carlson on the trail back from the outlook.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Lots of room to fall down here.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Definately not a place to fall down.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Wonder how long it took to wear this rock out?

Hanging Garden trail ride

There was a lot of this soft moss clinging to the sides of the cliffs. Eldon says its part of the rose family.

Hanging Garden trail ride

A rock arch that all of us had to stoop down to go through.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Down at the trail's end. One more step and its a long fall, that's why there is an iron fence.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Now, the trick is to get out.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Quit a view.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Now to get everyone else out.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Lots of holes in the rocks.

Hanging Garden trail ride

Another view of the road coming into Vigilante Campground.


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