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Stone House RemainsBack inside the canyon above Entrance Rapids we found this eroded small 1-room house. There was a bunch of metal stuff sitting/littered around it from days bygone.
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Brian's Night PoseBrian's nighttime pose around our Kanuck-inspired fire.
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TarantulaOne of the two tarantulas we found on this hike.
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Hiking DownThe hike down from our previous vantage point.
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Mark and the SentinelThe obligatory I hiked up here to see the Sentinel, so somebody needs to document it shot. With my favorite river brew (well except for that one from Colorado that I can't seem to get imported to Texas, but hey, it has to be canned).
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Mouth of Santa ElenaThe mouth of Santa Elena from a similar Texas cliff viewpoint. You can see our camp below near the river.
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Sentinel and Arroyo San AntonioThe Sentinel and Arroyo San Antonio from the Texas cliffs above the mouth of Santa Elena. Taken Day 4 (Wed) evening.
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Brian and the SentinelThe obligatory I hiked up here to see the Sentinel, so somebody needs to document it shot.
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The Sentinel...and the Party Barge arrives in view of the Sentinel.
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Self-PortraitA self-portrait at camp above Santa Elena.
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Passing False SentinelAnother canyon view as I pass False Sentinel getting ready to enter the long pool to Arroyo San Antonio, seeing the Sentinel, and then getting to the entrance camp above Santa Elena.
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Party BargeIt's been a short day, it's early, time for a party barge as we get ready for the showing....
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False Sentinel - First SightingOur first view of False Sentinel.
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False Sentinel - Second SightingA little closer to False Sentinel, the "Second Sighting", so to speak. I like the double entendre of this being the second sighting, because it's seconded by the mirrored view in the water. I left my boat nose in the picture for perspective.
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Madero CanyonCanyon shot below Matadero.
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Matadero RapidsThe Pines enter the mouth of Matadero.
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Above MataderoDay 4. A shot of the Marlers above Matadero Rapids. It's getting quite dramatic on the canyon walls. We are also well inside Big Bend now.
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Near Black Rock CanyonUpriver shot near Black Rock Canyon. Last Day 3 shot.
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Richard at ChapelRichard in front of the Bandera movie set we ran into on the river. There was a lot more to this area, but it was all movie props.
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Rock HouseA shot of Rock House about mile 907.
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