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2013 May Overlooking the Lower Section of the Slavin Gulch Trail
Overlooking the Lower Section of the Slavin Gulch Trail.
2013 May Rock Formations
My small point-and-shoot was no match for the bright sun and this picture only hints at the complex and amazing color that the rocks have in this area, beautiful!
2013 April Alison and Ryan on the Slavin Gulch Trail
Alison and Ryan on the Slavin Gulch Trail.
2013 April Alison and Traci at the Slavin Gulch Trailhead
Alison and Traci at the Slavin Gulch Trailhead.
2013 April Alison on the Slavin Gulch Trail
Alison on the Slavin Gulch Trail.
2013 April Stopping point for the day at the Slavin Gulch Trailhead
Stopping point for the day at the Slavin Gulch Trailhead.
2013 May Abandoned and Collapsed Abril Mine Control Building
http://www.gvrhc.org/Library/SlavinGulch.pdf has some great information on Slavin Gulch and the Abril Mine including a picture identifying this as the control building for the mine - beautiful spot.
2013 May Abril Mine Ore Chute
Note the old ore chute from the Abril mine, here and from a distance on the hike it looks a bit like a water stain (which would have been welcome on this rather warm day!).
2013 May Abril Mine Ore Chute and Debris
http://www.gvrhc.org/Library/SlavinGulch.pdf indicates that the Abril mine was worked from 1914 to 1952.