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Old 01-04-2017   #1
 
Grand Junction, Colorado
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Upper Salt side trips

It's up so we're going. Been looking for some hikes and other things to do with little luck. Any favorites or other stuff not to miss?

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Old 01-05-2017   #2
 
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Coon Creek

Decent camp and bush-whack hike up Coon creek at mile 44.5 ends at dirt road under power transmission lines. We once offered up a couple cold beers to hikers we met at river camp, and were later repaid when we caught up with them at their vehicle, totally unplanned.
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We've done side hikes up Lower Corral and Cherry Creeks. Cherry was the better of the two. Friends also did some technical rock climbing on walls in Hess Canyon, it was a decent short hike for the rest of us. Cibecue Creek also has a trail going up it, but can be reached by road or river. If you hit it during rain/snow runoff, Walnut Creek has a good waterfall into the Salt.
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Old 01-09-2017   #4
 
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It's not far from the beginning but if you hike up Cibeque creek there is a really nice Waterfall about 3 miles up. Definitely worth checking out.
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