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Day 4. Still gorgeous and the wind has abated. Stoked on Ibuprofen, w set off on an expectedly shorter day of paddling. In just two hours we've reached the ruin at Jasper Canyon and halfway to our goal at Water Canyon, where we have delayed lunch to arrive early in the afternoon. Another canoe is tied up at the campsite but there is no gear above to call dibs...and so we move in. This site is a series of benches and platforms a few dozen feet above the river with some fallen rocks providing a natural seating area. The owner of the canoe returns later and gives us a report on hiking up Water Canyon, but hadn't been planning to camp here.