I went back to Aspen to explore Pine Creek and Waterfall Gulch for canyoneering potential. One half star!
A mine near Pine Creek. It only went in 10 feet.
Pine Creek above the gorge
The first waterfall, and the first of many - MANY - log jams.
Up close look at the first waterfall
The gorge contains many small waterfalls, but very little canyoneering interest
Very pretty, though
And very green. The gorge is incredibly mossy.
You pretty much downclimb everything, though you get a little wet. Lots of logs and some brush. Not a recommended canyon unless you've done it all.
A lot of the logs are covered in moss
The final falls in the gorge
After Pine I crossed the valley and explored Waterfall Gulch. This is the view back towards Cathedral Peak area
Waterfall gulch has one long slabby waterfall, but no narrows. A pretty spot to photograph.
The lower half of the falls
I tried to get all the waterfall into one shot, but it is too slabby
The lower falls
The falls in their entirety (trust me)
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