Posted on 08/09/2018

Photo taken on August  3, 2018

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Gunnison River
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Gunnison River

Gunnison River 

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado. Looking upstream, from off the trail to Exclamation Point(!--yes, that's the name!) This is on the canyon's north rim, which gets a _lot_ less usage as it's accessed only by a graded road. The canyon depth here is ca. 1600 ft (~490 m), if memory serves.

Ruebenkraut, tiabunna, MGN-Marcel, homaris and 4 other people have particularly liked this photo

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William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Stunning grandeur!

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5 days ago.
slgwv has replied to William Sutherland
Thanks, William!
5 days ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Thats a WOWWW !

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5 days ago. Edited 4 days ago.
slgwv has replied to Pam J
The Black Canyon deserves to be on everyone's bucket list! ;)
5 days ago.
How interesting, we are going to travel in Colorado soon, I was thinking about going to Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP. Wonderful view!
4 days ago.
slgwv has replied to Jorinde
It has my enthusiastic recommendation! The South Rim is not far off US 50 and is easier to access--paved roads and everything--but it gets a _lot_ more usage because of that. Here's an album on the south rim:
and another (incomplete) on the north rim:
2 days ago.
That really is an impressive landscape, Steve.
3 days ago.
slgwv has replied to tiabunna
Worth checking out if you're ever in the area!
2 days ago.
Martin Hogarth
Martin Hogarth
That's a fare drop down
2 days ago.
slgwv has replied to Martin Hogarth
Watch that first step...
2 days ago.