Saturday, August 27, 2011

Blessing of the Water

I think about site classification and for some reason the phrase "blessing of the water" has been going through my head along with the feeling that this category is pretty broad and seems to include some very different varieties. There are the pile-gap-pile sites, sites like the one from yesterday with big piles (with niches?), and there are frequently sites comprised of many small single or double rock-on-rock piles around a spring or breakout zone. I was just looking at pictures from today of a site like this with many of the single and double rocks being oblong and having a bit of a "neck" like a manitou stone. Here are 4 of them:It is a familiar shape.

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