|Whitethorn Acacia is a legume|
In the distance on LDR, both coming and going, we spotted fellow hikers, but we encountered no one. One of the trekkers must have had a dog companion, though, because Willow locked onto a scent she just wouldn't relinquish for much of the way.
By hiking all the way up to Second Arroyo and back we got in the requisite amount of exercise to burn a sufficient number of calories.
|Upper reaches of Second Arroyo|
|This and the next: there are still many Barrel Cacti in bloom|
|Dr. K and the Heelers in Second Arryo|
|This and the next 3: a different Barrel Cactus|
|Willow, Frio and Dr. K|
|Was this Soaptree Yucca that happy to see me?|
|Jerry and a large bouquet|
|T-shirt bought in Santa Fe a few years back|