Goat Canyon 2004



Rise and shine campers!
Rise and shine campers!
Breakfast time in the high desert
Breakfast time in the high desert


Picking a route
Picking a route
Mortero Palms from above
Mortero Palms from above
Lunch Time after several hours of climbing
Lunch Time after several hours of climbing




Goat Canyon meets Carrizo Gorge with the worlds largest wooden trestle
Goat Canyon meets Carrizo Gorge with the worlds largest wooden trestle




Todd in front of the old tunnel
Todd in front of the old tunnel
The first tunnel kept colapsing so the temporary bypass bridge became more practical
The first tunnel kept colapsing so the temporary bypass bridge became more practical




Since most of the tunnels were cleared this year, dirt bikers can make it up to the bridge and tunnel 16
Since most of the tunnels were cleared this year, dirt bikers can make it up to the bridge and tunnel 16
The bypass around to clear the other side of 16. Strange to see huge CATs out in the middle of nowhere
The bypass around to clear the other side of 16. Strange to see huge CATs out in the middle of nowhere
Service car for tunel 16 crew
Service car for tunel 16 crew
Who is up for a climb?
Who is up for a climb?
From the bridge looking up Goat Canyon, which we just climbed down.
From the bridge looking up Goat Canyon, which we just climbed down.
Origional tunnel seen from the bridge
Origional tunnel seen from the bridge
Carizzo Gorge and rail line
Carizzo Gorge and rail line
Walking accross the bridge
Walking accross the bridge


Goat Canyon again
Goat Canyon again
Todd walking the track with the old fire suppression tank in the background.
Todd walking the track with the old fire suppression tank in the background.


Finally walked all the way accross
Finally walked all the way accross


burnt out support leg
burnt out support leg
Old box cars from a derailment
Old box cars from a derailment










R44 flying by
R44 flying by


Huge Teddy Bear Cholla (Opuntia  bigelovii)
Huge Teddy Bear Cholla (Opuntia bigelovii)


Neat cobble stone formation
Neat cobble stone formation
quack
quack
Indian Morteros
Indian Morteros
Made it back with minimal blood loss
Made it back with minimal blood loss
In time to see the sunset
In time to see the sunset


Fire damage on HWY 79 near Julian
Fire damage on HWY 79 near Julian