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Friday, February 12, 2021

A Prescribed Burn

This and the next:  road across the upper flatland
Trekked up to First Arroyo on a fairly pleasant morning; although slightly overcast the afternoon high is supposed to reach 68F.

After a brief respite in the arroyo, during which we drank water and took photos, we headed back.

Spotted no other outdoor enthusiasts this morning despite the pleasant conditions.  Those conditions are going to change radically between Sunday and Monday.


Flank of Tortugas and the Organs

Frio and Willow

Heelers with Dr. K


This and the next:  First Arroyo


Tortugas Mountain Observatory

First Arroyo

Heelers and Dr. K

This and the next:  Soaptree Yucca


LDR

Smoke near the mountaintops from a prescribed burn

Organs

This and the next:  Barrel Cactus and Mormon Tea


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like those first 3 photos of the sky, clouds, mountains, and desert floor.

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