The Chasm

IMGP2218Last night we decided to see how close we could get to the chasm in Scenic Highway from the road itself.  We walked up the road, fully expecting to be turned around at about this point.

IMGP2220However, when we reached the DOT truck, the worker got out and told us that we could go to the edge, but only if he went with us.  Excited by the opportunity to explore a hole in more detail, and thinking we were somewhat unique in wanting to do so, we quickly agreed.

IMGP2235As we approached the precipice, a couple I did not know walked up.  Then someone drove up.  Then another and another.  So much for our uniqueness!

IMGP2225It was a little terrifying to stand on the edge and look down into the abyss.  The power of water is impressive; it doesn’t have to take years to cut a canyon where there never was one before.  This was done in less than two days.

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