The permanent process of erosion is best visible in winter when it is suspended. The natural pull of gravity seems powerless against the tight grip of the frost.
Because the trees and rocks had somehow to get there, we can be certain that warmer weather will set things dramatically in motion again.
Today’s pictures were taken all at the same spot, where McCormick Creek bends slightly and the canyon is deepest. All this is a relic from the last ice age.
At the moment it looks like it is in a state of eternal permanence.
We clearly understand little about time.