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This photo was taken on July 28th, 2006. It shows the river level of the North Creek after just 1/2 an hour of rain that fell north of the main canyon. Six more inches and the banks would have overflowed and flooded the fields to the left. Coal Pits was a total swamp. Now I know why they call it a wash and will choose my campsites a bit more carefully. <br /> <br />It would be a bummer to be halfway up some wall and have a river of this force coming down on you.
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By Robin
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jan 11, 2009
I guess now we know how those nice canyons got carved out of the stone!!
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This photo was taken on July 28th, 2006. It shows the river level of the North Creek after just 1/2 an hour of rain that fell north of the main canyon. Six more inches and the banks would have overflowed and flooded the fields to the left. Coal Pits was a total swamp. Now I know why they call it a wash and will choose my campsites a bit more carefully.

It would be a bummer to be halfway up some wall and have a river of this force coming down on you.

Submitted By: Lee Jensen on Aug 1, 2006
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