and Klondike Bar
|Driftwood Canyon was named for the huge
deposit of driftwood that the river currents packed into the mouth of this
canyon. What you see here is floating on a few feet of water -- an
interesting challenge for the explorer in a kayak or raft. See
|The deepest stream alcove in Glen Canyon.
We needed about a half hour of dune climbing to get through it.
When we boated in after the flooding started, we realized that the overhang
was about one quarter mile.
|The upstream side of the big alcove.
|Superbly patterned and stained
|Keturah's ubiquitous 1/4-inch nylon rope
with knots to grip for those with lesser climbing skills -- that was most
of those in our parties.
|There were a lot of fluted walls in Driftwood.
Go to Cathedral
(just across the river)
Go up to Spring
to Klondike Bar
(several yards downstream)