Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Upper Hellhole Canyon

thanksgiving adventure 2003

at hilltop near Culp Vally: 3450ft
(a trail head to Upper Hellhole Canyon)

that is our destination

but we have to go down this sharp slope

Horizontal distance: 0.2mi (320m), loss: 800 feet (240m),

no trail, just steep slope (average 53 degree)

the sky is blue

a stream at the bottom of canyon: 2600'

a small fall of Upper Hellhole Canyon

a flower of Upper Hellhole Canyon

We have to go back to the top

resting in the middle of the slope

Have we already climbed half?

completely worn out

go to Lower Hellhole Canyon

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