Rising with the sun, sky's are clear and cool this morning. A quick breakfast and we're off to Candlestick.
There's a section of WRT after Gooseberry that is sandy and one can get some speed on it, Jeff almost out of sight.
We would take turns leading the way.
A truck's suspension gets a real workout on this trail.
Making a stop to stretch our legs.
WRT does in many places comes to edges of the cliffs.
Many area show the results of August 19th, 2010 storm with fallen rockslides. WRT follows along the edge at this point.
I don't know if this would be called a arch?
Crossing a dry wash and miles of road ahead.
We're not too many miles from White Crack campsite, we'll be making a stop there to have a look.
Another run by the edge.
It's a common sight to see a under cut edge.
Almost to White Crack campsite.
This is were we take the spur road to White Crack
It's a easy road.
Climbing upward to the summit.
At the summit one can see White Crack campsite and a vast view of the canyon below.
A lone group getting ready to leave.
there plently of room here.
The view is fantastic at this site.
Jeff head off to another part of the rim,we followed.
Julie next to two thich layer of rock.
You never know who or what you'll see out here.
As Jeff pointed out, this is why it's called "White Crack"
Jeff, Julie and me are making our way back to the trucks.
A lot of these natural water catches are here at White Crack.
Jeff leads the way.
Even from the driver seat one can still enjoy the view.
This is the beginning of Murphy's Hog Back area, the real big climb is still a few miles away.We waited for a large group of bicyclist to move on down, the group had five chase vehicles.
Two down, the rest of that group waited for us to move on by.
Begining of Murphy's Hogd Back area.
Jeff took this photo as my truck crested this little climb.
Jeff stopped to get road information from the travelers coming towards us.
These people were amazed that such large vehicles were doing this trail.
Up ahead is a very tight turn.
Jeff taking a photo of us.
Only a few inches of space.