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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec. 4, 2014 LaSalle and Tonti Canyons. Lover's Leap and Eagle Cliff

December 4, 2014 the Walker's Club set off to LaSalle Canyon.  We had 28 hikers and 2 dogs. 



28 hikers
Top of Wildcat
Top of Wildcat from the East overlook
New Walker getting a photo op
Cocoa didn't want to have any part in the photo
Sandstone Point
Burl, Friends call him Milton
We came down the bluff staircase and took a right
LaSalle and Tonti Canyon Bridge
On our way into LaSalle Canyon

This area is a little sketchy.
LaSalle Canyon

Underneath the frozen falls in LaSalle Canyon
Icicles in LaSalle Canyon
Bottom ice mound in LaSalle Canyon
Tonti Canyon West ice fall
Another sketchy area.  We were glad there was no ice yet.
On the river trail looking at Eagles Cliff
Going up the stairs by Eagles Cliff (my favorite stairs)
Eagle Cliff platform
View from Eagles Cliff (best view in the park)
View from Eagle Cliff looking north over the Illinois River
See the lone eagle on Leopold island?

With a little zoom, can you see the lone eagle now?




I will leave you with this: Wherever you may hike or walk, just put one foot in front of the other.  It's all about the experience not the destination.

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