Monday, 24 December 2012

The Blackwater Canyon & lindy point, west virginia, Usa

  • The Blackwater Canyon & lindy point

The foot of the Grand Canyon near the town of Davis, Blackwater Falls, dry bifurcated to form the black fork near the town of Hendricks Blackwater River confluence. This is a 1000 feet (300 meters) deep divide separating the backbone Hill (northwest) from the the Canaan Mountain (to the southeast). In the whole process, from the confluence (1,750 ft/534 m) waterfall (3000 ft/915 m), the river drops at an altitude of about 1,250 feet (380 meters). (Which gives kayakers a the Baishuijiang with Class IV-V + [upper Blackwater] and III-IV grade low Blackwater] rapids). Of tributaries - Pendleton River, Shay run - has formed a hanging valley, high above the canyon floor.

Embrace the land of the representatives of the Grand Canyon is about 6,000 acres (24 square kilometers) of spruce, hemlock and pine Heights, secondary forest. Oak, maple, yellow poplar, rhododendron dominate. Canyon of black bear habitat, along the white-tailed deer, squirrels, and many birds. The Grand Canyon can accommodate rattlesnake dens digital. Wild flowers and the (stone grasses, jewelweed) abound.

Western Maryland Railway Black the fork-class, once-long canyon has been transformed into a hiking the Blackwater Canyon Railway Level diameter (or USFS Trail 115). In total - including entering and leaving the Grand Canyon - 12.2 miles (19.6 km) range. Near its northern Allegheny Trail connection. Descending Cross Canyon Trail, regularly culverts can enjoy picturesque tributary cascade: the bathtub running about 3 miles (4.8 km) the big run 4 miles (6.4 km) and Flatrock run in 5.5 miles (8.9 km). 1]

Canyon trails on both sides of the river, led down to the spectacular rapids several parts. In addition, in the northwest rim of the canyon the Canyon edge of the footprint (USFS diameter 117), access to the rim of the canyon road, run overlooking. Midway between the rim and the rapids is the Limerock Trail (USFS Trail 142), and gradually decreased to the Grand Canyon, about 4 miles (6.4 km).

First two photo suggests that a white line on the Blackwater Canyon Trail.
Since this is the photo above, it does not zoom.
Lindy Point is amazing point of this place for sunset.