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Spring Runoff

Hunter Creek running high on June 1st 2008, with Ajax in the background.

Hunter Creek running high on June 1st 2008, with Ajax in the background.


This view is just a short 1/4 mile or so hike right out my back door. With the huge snowfall we had last season, the resulting spring thaw made for some pretty high river stages. This shows Hunter Creek running quite a bit bigger than normal. And, you can still see all the snow left on Aspen Mountain (Ajax) in the background, even as the trees down in town were beginning to really green up. Such a beautiful backyard, eh?!

Taken 6/1/2008.

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