overburden

I went and explored part of the canyon that I haven't been to yet. The two really big floods this season buried everything here with new logs and feet of new overburden. There is color, but hasn't been concentrated yet, bummer.

Making a plan…

I need to get back down to the river to document the damage. The featured image shows a big crack in the hillside across from hole #1. One, I'm curious what got moved where, like the tree I used to cross to the sand bar.  Two, I know for a fact that one of the... Continue Reading →

NF Valley

From the top of Snoqualmie ridge, a view up the north fork of the Snoqualmie river valley.

All Stop!

I woke up this morning feeling ok, just tired from finishing that book and starting another. I haven't been down to the river in a month. On Monday I moved my washplant about a mile and it took all day. Tuesday I had to run to town to get my medication refilled and yesterday was... Continue Reading →

90 Degree Turn

First time I've seen a river make a perfect 90 degree turn. The moss you see is on solid rock that goes very deep into the river.

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