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December 2008

Spring Coulee - Billy Clapp Lake

"Spring Coulee is a fine scabland canyon, with castle-like buttes, lateral subsidary canyons, and cataracts notching its walls" J Harlen Bretz (1932)

One of many potholes near Billy Clapp Lake that were scoured out by the Ice Age Floods.
One of many potholes scoured out by the Ice Age Floods above Billy Clapp Lake

Click to view trip reports from recent hikes into Spring Coulee:

Spring Coulee (East)

Spring Coulee (West)

Looking northwest to the upper end of Spring Coulee (Billy Clapp Lake).
Looking northwest to the upper end of Spring Coulee (Billy Clapp Lake).

All photos by Tom Foster unless otherwise noted.

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