#1: House on the cliffside on the other side of the valley from where this confluence lies. This picture was taken about 50 meters from the confluence point just outside of the trees.
#2: Taken standing at the confluence point, direction is due South.
#3: GPS view
#4: View of the valley in which the confluence lies. Picture taken very close to confluence point.
#5: The famous caterpillar fungus, found in the high mountains has many uses in Chinese Traditional Medicine. Each one may sell for 50rmb $6.70 (a tidy sum in China). View from the pass between Maoxian and Beichuan. Nine Peak is in the background.
#6: Trusty 125cc motorcycle. I drew many stares from the locals. Helmets are for sissies around here. Safety first, though.
#7: Nine Peak Mountain (4969m) as seen from the road nearby Maoxian town.