The pools were fantastic and the water color is so aquamarine it looks
The affect is of a massive water park at some resort.
One trip to the outhouse quickly dispels this illusion.
Toilet paper was in short supply.
On Monday Stuart got news that someone had stolen his Suburban back at the
It was discovered in Peach Springs by the police.
Last I heard the Bureau of Indian Affairs and local police had arrested three
suspects and Stuart was deciding on whether to repair or write it off as a loss.
All of the windows were broken, there was body damage and several items were
The local Indian policeman’s name was Billy Jack, as in the 60s movie of
Tuesday most of us got up at 5 AM for the long hike out.
Dennis and Sam got up earlier and hiked out.
Judy, Kevin and I brought up the rear.
Stuart, Gloria and Lloyd passed us on the trail on their horses and were first
to arrive at the trailhead.
Sam drove Stuart and Gloria into Kingman, where his truck had been towed, to
see about repairs. Sam drove them home to Mesa.
All in all, with the exception of the truck theft, everyone had a great time.
The canyon into/out of the village is spectacular, the vistas from the
switchback down to the canyon floor are something to see and the various water
falls in the campground are breath taking.
The drought this year has done nothing to diminish the water output of the
massive spring that feeds these falls.
It was well worth the trip.