Hard day on the Gila

Date: 5/17/2016 Day: 11 Distance: 18 miles start: 7:00 am stop: 5:15 pm Elevation: 6680 Others Here: Cloudbuster, Tick Tock Camp: 11 ish miles from Snow Lake; tenting The grandeur of the canyon walls continued to keep us enraptured for most of the morning.  Then the difficult nature of this section crowded out the beauty and all three of us began to struggle.   I couldn't understand why I didn't remember this section begin so difficult until the flood of a few years ago came to mind.  The Gila flooded and most of the trail was destroyed.   Jordan hot spring is …